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Thomas John Barrett POPE

Regimental number4349
Place of birthWestbury, Gloucestershire, England
AddressYarrabandai via Bogan Gate, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 9.5"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinFather, David Barrett Pope, Tockington, Gloucester, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 July 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 3 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 January 1920
Discharge date14 April 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 3 November 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 9 January 1917. Proceeded overseas to France, 15 March 191; taken on strength, 29th Bn, 22 March 1917.

On leave to United Kingdom, 18 February 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 6 March 1918. Appointed Lance Corporal, 29 July 1918.

Wounded in action, 30 September 1918 (gun shot wound, left shoulder); admitted to 132nd Field Ambulance, 1 October 1918; transferred to 12th Casualty Clearing Station, 1 October 1918; to 32nd Stationary Hospital, Rouen, 2 October 1918; to England, 4 October 1918, and admitted to 2nd Western General Hospital, Manchester, 5 October 1918. Discharged on furlough, 29 October 1918, to report to No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 13 November 1918.

Promoted Temporary 2nd Corporal, 15 August 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board 'Cape Verde', 5 January 1920; disembarked Sydney, 29 February 1920; discharged, 14 April 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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