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Name: POLLARD, John Richard Thornhill TD, MA, MLitt (Capt.)

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Birth Date: 5 Apr 1914 Exeter

Death Date: 25 Aug 2013 Anglesey

First Date: 1940

Profession: Author; Served with 1/6 regular battalion of KAR in EA Campaign of 1940-41. Staff appointed as GSO3 & Coy Comdr

Area: NFD, Somalia, Ethiopia, Uganda, S. Sudan

Married: In Bucklow, Cheshire 1952 Shirley Holt, of Bury, Lancs

Children: 1 son, 3 daughters

Author: Numerous books including 'African Zoo Man', 'Adventure Begins in Kenya'

Book Reference: EAWL, Adventure

War Service: 1939-40 8th Devonshire Regt., 1941-2 Instructor EA OCTU, 1942-5 GSO3 Kinanda HQ, Gilgil

School: Local Schools Hereford & Devon, Exeter Univ., Exeter College Oxford

General Information:

Senior Lecturer in Classics - Univ. College of N. Wales.
Adventure - Visit to Nanyuki and Raymond Hook looking for lammergeyers during leave from the Army in 1950s
1939 England and Wales Register living, single, in Barnstaple, as schoolmaster

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