POPE, William Joshua

Rank: 
Marine
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service number: 
CH/X 107152
Born: 
Monday, February 12, 1923
Died : 
Thursday, April 12, 1945
Died on active service
Age: 
22
Roll of Honour: 
William Pope 41 Commando
Marine William Pope, 'S' troop,  from Dagenham, died when he fell from a jeep after a training exercise during operations in Holland.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Account of death by nephew - see document below.
ROH in 'They Did What Was Asked Of Them', author Raymond Mitchell.
[Image] Freda Rimini, daughter of Mne. Pope's landlady when in the UK.
 
Photo of grave in Gallery: 
Yes

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