Lieutenant Charles Pope, 11th Battalion, AIF, Victoria Cross action at
It was a posthumous award. Louverval, France
Charles Pope (was born in
but migrated to Canada,
where he worked for the Canadian Pacific Railways. He returned to London
in 1906 and joined the Metropolitan Police Force, resigning in 1910 to come to Australia
with his family. He enlisted in the 11th Australian Infantry Battalion, AIF in
August 1915, and in February 1916 he was commissioned as an officer.