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Brian Patrick Pope

Addington Railway Workshops, Ferrymead Heritage Park, Christchurch. Dedication: Addington Workshops members of staff, who made the supreme sacrifice, 1939-1945. (Photo G.A. Fortune 2004) - Image has All Rights Reserved

Addington Railway Workshops, Ferrymead Heritage Park, Christchurch. Dedication: Addington Workshops …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Brian Patrick AWMM
  • Surname
    Pope AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    285108 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 87 Antigua Street, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Florence Pope (mother), 87 Antigua Street, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    285108 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Brian Pope was the son of Patrick Joseph and Florence Mary Pope, of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    6 January 1944 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    ItalyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Cassino Memorial, Italy AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Addington Railway Workshops, Ferrymead Heritage Park, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2071955
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Ross, A. (1959). 23 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 9: WW2 320 AWMM

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