The First World War
Officers of The Royal Canadian Regiment

Lt.-Col. Edgar William Pope, C.M.G.

Soldiers of the First World War database entry - E.W. Pope

Lieut. E.W. Pope (1906)

Lieut. E.W. Pope (1906)

Capt. E.W. Pope, C.M.G. (1920)

Capt. E.W. Pope, C.M.G., Valcartier Camp, 1920

Lieut.-Col. E.W. Pope, C.M.G. (1933)

Lieut.-Col. E.W. Pope, C.M.G. (1933)

Service:

The Connecting File, Vol X, No. 1, January, 1931

It is expected that 2nd Lieut John H.W. Pope, le Regiment de Maisonneauve, will be attached to "C" Company, London, in the near future with the object of taking the Long Course next year preparatory to appointment to a commission in the Regiment. Mr Pope is a son of Lieut-Colonel E.W. Pope, C.M.G., and will be remembered as a youngster at Valcartier Camp in 1920.

Listed in The Canadian Who's Who, 1936-1937:

POPE, Lieut.-Col. Edgar William, C.M.Q. 1919 (retired); b Ottawa, Ont, 29 Sept 1887; s Sir Joseph, K.C.M.G. and Henriette P., e. d Chief Justice Hon. Sir H. T. Taschereau; his paternal gfather Hon. William Henry P., one of the Fathers of Confed.; e model sch., Ottawa and Ottawa coll. inst. ; m 2nd, Marie Helene d late Maj. C. J. Q. Coursol, 29 May 1924; children Lieut J.H.W., Joseph, Hugh, Joan, Barbara; joined Candn. Perm. Forces, 1903; 43rd regt, D.C.O.R. 1903; 59th Stormont and Glengarry regt, 1905; Roy. Candn. Regt, 1906-35; served in World War as staff capt, bdge. maj., A.A.G.; awarded Order of St. Anne, 2nd class with swords (Russia); Order of Danilo, 2nd class (Montegnegro); mentioned in despatches twice, regimental duty 1920-24; A.A. and Q.M.G. Mil. Dist. 5, 1924-28; do., 4, 1928-31; do., 11, 1931-34; posted to retired list 1 Apl. 1935; Conservative; Roman Catholic; recreations gardening, fishing; Home 1911 Woodley Ave., Victoria, B.C.

Listed in The Canadian Who's Who, 1961-1963:

POPE, Lieut.-Col. Edgar William, C.M.G. (1919) (retired); b. Ottawa Ont., 29 Sept. 1887; s. Sir Joseph, K.C.M.G., and Henriette P., e. d.Chief Justice Hon. Sir H.T. Taschereau; his paternal g. father, Hon. William Henry P., one of the Fathers of Confed.; e. Model Sch., Ottawa, and Ottawa Coll. Inst.; m. 2nd. Marie Helene, d. late Maj. C.J.Q. Coursol, 29 May 1924; five children; joined Candn. Perm. Forces 1903; 43rd Regt., D.C.O.R., 1903; 59th Stormont and Glengarry Regt., 1905; Roy. Candn. Regt. 1906-35; served in World War as Staff Capt., Bgde. Maj. A.A.G.; awarded Order of St. Anne, 2nd Class, with Swords (Russia); Order of Danilo, 2nd Class (Montenegro); Mentioned in Despatches twice; regimental duty 1920-24; A.A. and Q.M.G. Mil. Dist. 5, 1924-28; M.D. No. 4 1928-31, and M.D. No. 11 1931-34; retired list 1935; Conservative; Roman Catholic; recreations: gardening, fishing; Home: 1911 Woodley Ave., Victoria, B.C.

Date of Birth - 29 Sep 1887

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