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John POPE

Regimental number3411
Date of birth15 March 1897
Place of birthBristol, England
SchoolHenleage College, Westbury, Bristol, England; Rangerite Technical School, Toowoomba, Queensland
Age on arrival in Australia9
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
AddressBank of New South Wales, Bowen, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, A E Pope, Junee Hotel, Townsville, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 2 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularJoined the bank of New South Wales, Charters Towers branch, 4 September 1915. Transferred to Bowen branch (as ledger keeper), March 1915.
FateKilled in Action 12 August 1917
Place of burialDerry House Cemetery No. 2 (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 2), Wytschaete, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
144
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ernest and Florence POPE, Townsville, Queensland. Native of Bristol, England
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Sources'Bank of New South Wales Roll of Honour' (Sydney, 1921), p. 320.

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