2nd Lt Charles Pope

1882 Nov 6. Born India (in 1892 on RIC register I think this is a mistranscription). . There is a Charles Pope born 6 November 1882 in Umballa, Bengal, India. Son of Arthur and Ellen Pope and this is the man below. For a man to have been a 2nd Lt and also a DI2 indicates that he probably was older than average

1891 census at Lambeth, London

1901 census Charles Pope, an Army Private is a pupil at Kneller Hall, Whitton Twickenham. Age 18, born India

1908 Oct/Dec Married Florence Nellie Belcher in Wokingham

1911 census at 1 Church Lane, Fair Gate, Louth

1918 Aug 24. Promoted 2nd Lt for service in the field. Leins. R.—Co. Sjt.-Maj. Charles Pope, from R. Muns. Fus.

1919 May 29. Leins. R. — 2nd Lt. C. Pope retires, receiving a gratuity.

1920 Sep 17. Joined ADRIC with service no 571. Posted to Depot Coy

1920 Oct 28. Promoted DI3

1920 Nov 8. On a raid. His report. He appears to be attached to F coy for the raid

1920 Dec 17 Promoted DI2 L Coy

1921 Jan 29. Reverts down to Platoon commander DI3

1921 Mar 12. Posted to P Coy DI3

1922 Jan 24 . Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1923 Sep 18. I do not know if this is him. The age is correct

1924 Jul/Sep. Died Reading Berks aged 41

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