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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 21 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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