John E. Pollock

BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Army

HOMETOWN
Brownwood, TX

HONORED BY
Janee Pollock

ACTIVITY DURING WWII

MEDIUM TANK CREW 2736. DROVE AND COMMANDED LIGHT TANK, OPERATED AND STEERED TANK WITH LEVERS. DID 1ST AND 2ND ECHELON REPAIRS TO TANKS. USED CONTINENTAL ENGINES AND GUIBERSON DIESEL ENGINES. QUALIFIED AS SMALL ARMS REPAIRMAN AND INSTRUCTED SOLDIERS IN USE OF SMALL ARMS. SERVED 15 MONTHS IN OAHU. AWARDED ASIATIC-PACIFIC RIBBON AND AMERICAN DEFENSE RIBBON. GUARD PATROLMAN. GUARDED PRISONERS OF WAR, WAS SERGEANT OF GUARD IN CHARGE OF GUARD DETAIL. INSPECTED GUARDS AND WAS RESPONSIBLE ONLY TO OFFICER OF THE DAY.