Alexander Pope

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 1468
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
  • Unit/Ship: 10th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 29
  • Date of Death: 25.09.1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Loos Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 108 to 112

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 13 Albert Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: James Keiller & Sons, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Betsy Greig Smith or Pope, 13 Albert St, Dundee

  • Father:

    James Pope, 13 Albert St, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Alexander Pope

Alexander has no known grave but is remembered on the Loos Memorial.

Alex Pope   1468   Highland Light Infantry

The news of the death in action of Private Alex Pope, of the 10th Highland Light Infantry, was conveyed to his parents, who reside at 13 Albert Street, in letters from two companions, and the sad intelligence has now been confirmed by the War Office.  Private Pope, joined the H.L.I. a year ago, and was previously employed by Messrs James Keiller & Son, Ltd.  He was 29 years of age, and was very popular with his comrades.

Dundee Courier 26th November 1915

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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