Ivor Aleck Pope
239 Bty., 77 H.A.A. Regt.
Believed to have died when the Suez Maru was sunk by USS Bonefish, off Kangean Islands 6º 22' South by 116º 35' East. Japanese Captain Kawano orders the shooting of the prisoners in the water. From 14.15 – 16.30 the Minesweeper W.12 massacres the survivors using machine gun and rifles. No survivors.
29th November 1943
Husband of A. M. Pope, of Swindon Wiltshire