ERNEST E. POLLOCK, LTCOL, USMC

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Ernest Pollock '28

Date of birth: July 17, 1904

Date of death: May 19, 1944

Age: 39

Lucky Bag

From the 1928 Lucky Bag:

Loss

Ernest was lost on May 19, 1944 when the PBY4-1 Liberator he was aboard crashed near Cherry Point, North Carolina. The rest of the crew were also lost. He was commanding officer of Marine Photographic Squadron (VMD) 354.

He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

Other Service

Ernest was a pioneer in aircraft photography for the Marine Corps.


Class of 1928

Ernest is one of 17 members of the Class of 1928 in Memorial Hall.