Charles Pope

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Birthday
5, 1883
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
Apr 15, 1917 (34)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
5, 1883
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
Apr 15, 1917 (34)

About

Lieutenant in the Australian Army who was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross for his courageous actions during the Battle of Lagnicourt in World War I.

Before Fame

He worked for the Metropolitan Police in England before resigning and moving to Australia.

Trivia

The Repatriation General Hospital, Hollywood named the Charles Pope Ward after him.

Family Life

He had two children, Maude and Charles William, with wife Edith Smith.

Associated With

Poet Edward Thomas was also killed in the Battle of Lagnicourt.