George Leigh Popple Born 27 March 1888 - Died 1960 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number12/827 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankWW1 Second Lieutenant AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Lay a poppy Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 588 - No known copyright restricti … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesGeorge Leigh AWMM SurnamePopple AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number12/827 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth27 March 1888 AWMM Place of birthMalvern, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand AWMM Birth notesMalvern, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM Occupation before enlistmentWW1 Unknown AWMMWW1 Surveyor AWMM Post war occupationClerk AWMM Address before enlistmentPre 1914 Thackeray Street, Hamilton, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationW.T. Popple (father), Springfield, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMMW.T. Popple (father), Springfield, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 16 Oct 1914 Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaigns1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMMGallipoli, Turkey AWMM1914-1919 Western Front AWMM1914-1916 Egypt AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number12/827 AWMM Military service35th Reinforcements, B Company AWMM Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 12 August 1914 AWMMAuckland, New Zealand AWMMWW1 Unknown AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 16 Oct 1914-3 December 1914 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 8 or HMNZT 12 AWMMVessel was Star of India or Waimana AWMMPrivate AWMM; Auckland Infantry Battalion AWMM; Main Body AWMMWW1 02 Mar 1918-8 April 1918 AWMM to Southampton, Hampshire, England AWMM HMNZT 101 AWMMVessel was Tofua AWMMSecond Lieutenant AWMM; 35th Reinforcements, B Company AWMM; New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesHospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMMWounded in chest and thigh at Gallipoli. AWMMHospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMMWounded in foot in France. AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 Second Lieutenant AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Son of William Terrington Popple (1841-1926) and Mary Ann Leigh (1848-1927).Attended the Annat school, Malvern.George succeeded his father as Tawera's clerk in 1920. He was selected from three applicants and was paid 300 pounds a year. He received the Malvern engineer's job in 1925 but continued as Tawera's clerk on a reduced salary of 150 pounds plus 50 pounds travel allowance. He resigned this position 30 April 1939 to become a full time clerk-engineer at Malvern.His promotion to Second Lieutenant occurred 10 October 1918. AWMM Read more Death About death Contribute › Age at death Date of death1960 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathChristchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM Death notesChristchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember George Leigh Popple by laying a poppy. Henry Kearns Poppelwell Arthur Percival Glover Popple George Leigh Popple Joan Audrey Popple Stanley Norman Popple Lay a poppy for 2016 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of George Leigh Popple Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksMilitary personnel filehttp://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=20802146Further ReferenceFamNet: The Family History Network record pagehttp://famnet.net.nz/login_pages/Cenotaph.aspx?Systemid=C37017Further Reference DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMVol1: 588 AWMMNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume IV. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM80: 6 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.