POPE, William Joshua

Rank: 
Marine
Unit/Base: 
41RM Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Number: 
CH/X 107152
Born: 
Monday, February 12, 1923
Birthplace: 
Southend, Essex
Died : 
Thursday, April 12, 1945
Died on active service
Age: 
22
William Pope 41 Commando
Marine William Pope, 'S' troop,  from Dagenham, died from head injuries sustained when he fell from a jeep after a training exercise in Holland.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Registers Of Reports Of Deaths: Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM104/135.
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.
 
Primary Roll of Honour: 
Photo of grave in Gallery: 
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