Jun 30, 2014 - StaffDuring the massive commitment of American manpower to military service during World War II, it wasn't uncommon for brothers to be in uniform at the same time.
Such was the case with the Pollock brothers of Riverton 70 years ago this month.
All three were Navy men. The eldest, Navy seaman first class Eldon B. Pollock, was aboard ship in the South Pacific, where the U.S. had been in combat since 1941.
Russell E. Pollock was an aviation radio man stationed aboard a ship in the Atlantic, and Harold J. Pollock was nearing completion of signal corps training at Camp Peterson in Idaho before receiving his deployment orders.
Get your copy of The Ranger online, every day! If you are a current print subscriber and want to also access dailyranger.com online (there is nothing more to purchase) including being able to download The Mining and Energy Edition, click here. Looking to start a new online subscription to dailyranger.com (even if it is for just one day)? Access our secure SSL encrypted server and start your subscription now by clicking here.