What Was Charles Pope's Life Before War

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Life before the War Charles Pope was born 5th May 1883 at Miles End, London. He then migrated to Canada and work at Canada Pacific Rail. He returned to London and joined the Metropolitan Police Force before migrating to Australia 4 years later. In Australia Pope was employed as a furniture salesman in Perth. Military Career Charles Pope enlisted to the Australian Imperial Force on the 25th of August 1915. He was commissioned as Second Lieutenant in the 11th Battalion. He applied for Military service prior but was rejected due to a bad heart. His Unit embarked from Fremantle, aboard HMAT Ajana on 15 July 1916. On the 10th of December he joined the rest of the 11th battalion in France and was promoted to Lieutenant. Pope fought at Pozières and
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