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VC667   James Dalgleish Pollock

BORN   3 June 1890

DIED   10 May 1958   AGE   67

VC Won   27 September 1915   AGE   25

Place VC Won   Hohenzollern Redoubt, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1915

Name   James Dalgleish Pollock   No.   12087   

VC Issue No.   667   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders, 5th Battalion, C Company

Later   The Highlanders

Now   4th Battalion Royal Regiment of Scotland

Rank VC Won   Corporal

Rank End Of Career   Captain

Place Of Birth   Tillicoultry, Central Region, Scotland

Place Of Death   Ballochmyle Hospital, Ayrshire, Scotland

Buried/Location Ashes   Ayr Cemetery, Holmston Road, Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Wall Section, Lair 103

Gazetted   18 December 1915

VC Presented   4 December 1915 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Headstone, Ayr Cemetery, Holmston Road, Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland

Named on family grave, Tillcoultry Churchyard, Dollar Road, Clackmannashire, Scotland

By The Way…

He was the cousin of (674) James Lennox Dawson VC

VC Held By

Highlanders Regiment Museum, Fort George, Inverness, Highlands, Scotland



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