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Private William Pope

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PERSONAL INFORMATION

Name: Pope, William
Date of birth: 1888-05-07
Place of birth: Aberdeen, Scotland
Next of kin: Charles Pope, 1 Rosebank Terr; Aberdeen, Scotland
Marital status: single
Occupation (attested): Granite Cutter
Occupation (normalized): Stone Grader
Address: Toronto
Religion: Presbyterian
Date of death: 1918-03-01
Cause of death: Died of illness
Buried: Prospect Cemetery, Toronto, Ontario, Veterans Section

MILITARY INFORMATION

Regimental number: 10685
Final Rank: Private (4th Battalion)
Rank detail

Private, 4th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Army).

Degree of service: Europe
Survived war: no
Battle wounded/killed: Gassed at 2nd Ypres
Commemoration location: Aberdeen City Roll of Honour

Images

Pte. William Pope’s grave marker in Prospect Cemetery, Veteran’s Section, Toronto, Ontario.
Pte. William Pope’s grave marker in Prospect Cemetery, Veteran’s Section, Toronto, Ontario.
Pte. William Pope - Memorial Notice
Pte. William Pope - Memorial Notice
Toronto Evening Telegram - March 4th, 1918
Toronto Evening Telegram - March 4th, 1918
Pte. William Pope - report on death
Pte. William Pope - report on death
Pte. William Pope - Obituary & Photo (Toronto Star)
Pte. William Pope - Obituary & Photo (Toronto Star)
Grave Marker at Prospect Cemetery, Toronto
Grave Marker at Prospect Cemetery, Toronto
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Article
Photo of William Pope
Photo of William Pope
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Article
Pte. William Pope’s grave marker in Prospect Cemetery, Veteran’s Section, Toronto, Ontario.
Pte. William Pope’s grave marker in Prospect Cemetery, Veteran’s Section, Toronto, Ontario.

RESEARCH INFORMATION

CVWM ID: No CVWM ID in our database, but try this.
CWGC ID: 80003467
LAC ID: 582389
Attestation record(s): image 1, image 2
Service file: B7903-S007
Uploader's Notes: Previous military service: Royal EngineersThanks to the efforts of Marika Pirie and Anne Park this man was added to the Canadian Book of Remembrance.The birth of William is 7th May 1888 in St Nicholas District, Aberdeen. He was born at 2 Seaview Pl; Aberdeen. Father William Pope, Seaman (Merchant Service) Mother Janet Pope ms Nicol they were married 28th August 1882 in Aberdeen. The Census of 1891 Has the family name as Pape so yet again researching gets hard.Janet was staying at 17 Nelson St; with Annie Helen Janet and William. No father there that night.By 1901 William Snr was staying at Rosebank Terrace but this time no Janet, the mother. 12 April 2011Having forwarded William Pope as a CWGC non comm case on 29th June 2009 I was informed that the name of Pte. William Pope was added to the CWGC Debt of Honour register today. Jim GrantAberdeenshire Name: POPE, WILLIAM Initials: W Nationality: Canadian Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry Unit Text: 12th Bn. Date of Death: 01/03/1918 Service No: 10685 Additional information: Son of William and Janet Pope, of Aberdeen, Scotland. N.B.: Recent research has shown that Private Pope is buried here. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Section 7. Lot 85 Cemetery: TORONTO (PROSPECT) CEMETERY
Uploader's Research notes: Previous military service: Royal EngineersThanks to the efforts of Marika Pirie and Anne Park this man was added to the Canadian Book of Remembrance.The birth of William is 7th May 1888 in St Nicholas District, Aberdeen. He was born at 2 Seaview Pl; Aberdeen. Father William Pope, Seaman (Merchant Service) Mother Janet Pope ms Nicol they were married 28th August 1882 in Aberdeen. The Census of 1891 Has the family name as Pape so yet again researching gets hard.Janet was staying at 17 Nelson St; with Annie Helen Janet and William. No father there that night.By 1901 William Snr was staying at Rosebank Terrace but this time no Janet, the mother. 12 April 2011Having forwarded William Pope as a CWGC non comm case on 29th June 2009 I was informed that the name of Pte. William Pope was added to the CWGC Debt of Honour register today. Jim GrantAberdeenshire Name: POPE, WILLIAM Initials: W Nationality: Canadian Rank: Private Regiment/Service: Canadian Infantry Unit Text: 12th Bn. Date of Death: 01/03/1918 Service No: 10685 Additional information: Son of William and Janet Pope, of Aberdeen, Scotland. N.B.: Recent research has shown that Private Pope is buried here. Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead Grave/Memorial Reference: Section 7. Lot 85 Cemetery: TORONTO (PROSPECT) CEMETERY

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Date added: 2004-12-03
Last modified: 2011-12-26