Francis Hungerford Pollen

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Captain (retired) Francis Hungerford Pollen, C.B.E, (25 March, 1862 – 28 April, 1944) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

He was the father of Captain John Francis Hungerford Pollen, Royal Navy.

Early Life & Career

Pollen was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 14 February, 1885.[1]

On 21 March, 1892, he was placed on the Retired List as unfit for further service, owing to liver disease.[2]

Pollen was promoted to the rank of Commander on 25 March, 1902.[3]

He served in the Humber in the Mobilisation Office in 1917-19.[4]

Pollen was promoted to the rank of Captain on 11 November, 1918.[5]

He spoke French and German.

Service Record

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
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Senior Naval Officer, Grimsby
9 Mar, 1919 – 15 Jun, 1920
Succeeded by
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Footnotes

  1. Pollen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 126.
  2. Pollen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 126.
  3. Pollen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 126.
  4. Pollen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 126.
  5. Pollen Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/42. f. 126.