Husband of Honor Lilice Wake Pollard and father of Ismay Elizabeth Wake Pollard. Appointed Surgeon Commander 22nd February 1936; appointed Surgeon Captain 6th January 1948; appointed Honorary surgeon to the Queen 22nd March 1956; retired 7th November 1957.
Inspector-General Evelyn Richard Hugh Pollard, R.N., died on October 9th at the Royal Naval Hospital, Chatham , aged 51. He entered the Royal Navy as surgeon, March 30th 1878, was made Staff Surgeon November 18th, 1882, Fleet Surgeon April 11th, 1891, Deputy Inspector-General August 23rd, 1899, and Inspector-General March 7th, 1904.As Surgeon of the Boadicea he landed with the Naval Brigade during the Zulu War in 1879, receiving a medal with clasp.He served with a battalion of the Royal Marines in the war in Egypt in 1882, and was present at the battle of Tel-el-Kebir.He was promoted for his services and granted a medal with clasp and the Khedive's bronze star. (Source http://europepmc.org/articles/pmc2382308)Husband of Mary Emma Pollard (nee) Johnson. Father of Evelyn Brook Pollard, Frederic Hugh Pollard, Mary Hope Pollard and Ruth Elizabeth Florence Waddington (nee) Pollard