‘Brittaine Pope, Stoker 1st class 220847 Royal Navy H.M. Torpedo Boat 111.’

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‘Brittaine was born in Dymchurch in 1886 and was the son of Henry & Martha Pope who lived at Dunkirk End, St. Marys Road, Dymchurch, Kent.’

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‘Sadly having survived the war, Brittaine came home and succumbed to the Spanish Flu, he died on the 19th October 1918.’

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