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Herbert Cecil POPE

Regimental number3335
Place of birthCharters Towers, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressWoolgar, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 4"
Weight109 lbs
Next of kinFather, Arkless Harry Pope, Menzies, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 1 year in 84th Cadets, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date20 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 May 1916
Place of enlistmentKalgoorlie, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 29 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 January 1919
Discharge date20 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Berrima', 2 January 1919; disembarked Fremantle, 10 February 1919; discharged (medically unfit: influenza), Perth, 20 May 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death22 July 1968
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery, Western Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, POPE Herbert Cecil

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