Herbert Pope.

He is remembered at the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing on the Somme in France. Pier & Face 9A, 9B & 10B

Private 30270 14th Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Born Ely. Resident St Ives. Enlisted Huntingdon. Formerly 1567 Hunts Cyclists Battalion Killed in action 3/9/1916. Aged 30. Son of Mary Ann Pope of 17, Hills Lane, Ely, and the late John pope.  

From a local paper dated 15/9/1916 = Pte. Pope, Cyclist Battalion, of St. Ives, is reported killed.  Before enlisting he was employed at Messrs. Enderby and Co's lithographic works.

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Thiepval Memorial.
He is also remembered on the St. Ives War Memorial that is situated in the car park area off the main road and square running through the town.

If you can help with any data on this Huntingdonshire Cyclist please contact me at huntscycles@btinternet.com

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09/04/2012

. . Martyn Smith