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Major, 77672, Andrew Alec Kyrle Pope

attached to H.Q. 5th Airborne Division - Kings Shropshire Light Infantry.
Died: 6 June 1944Age: 25
Cemetery: Saint Vaast En Auge Churchyard, Calvados, France
Notes: Son of Comdr. Rowland Kyrle Cecil Pope RN & and Agnes Jessie Pope of Much Marcle, Herefordshire. Mentioned in Despatches.

Further information may be found in the personal record held by the Commonwealth War Graves Commision.

This photograph was supplied by Bern and Fay Robins in the memory of The Parachute Regiment and family members Thomas Thresher and Charles Rutherford McIlhargey. It is supplied on the understanding it is not sold or used for gain. Any person wishing to make a donation to the AIRBORNE ASSAULT NORMANDY (a trust to preserve the history of 6th Airborne Divisions Assault into Normandy) may do so by sending donations to: Regimental Headquarters, The Parachute Regiment, Browning Barracks, Aldershot, Hampshire GU11 2BU.