George Leigh Popple 1888 - 1960 Key details Contribute › Service number12/827 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeWW1 AWMMSecond Lieutenant AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share 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 Gender Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth1888 AWMM Place of birthMalvernMarlboroughSouth IslandNew Zealand AWMM Birth notesMalvernCanterburyNew Zealand AWMM Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW1 AWMMUnknown AWMMWW1 AWMMSurveyor AWMM Post war occupationClerk AWMM Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentPre 1914 AWMMThackeray StreetHamiltonNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationW.T. Popple (father)SpringfieldCanterburyNew Zealand AWMMW.T. Popple (father)SpringfieldNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 16 October 1914 AWMMSingle AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaigns1915-1916 AWMMGallipoli AWMMGallipoliTurkey AWMM1914-1919 AWMMWestern Front AWMM1914-1916 AWMMEgypt AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number12/827 AWMM Military units35th Reinforcements, B Company AWMM Military service35th Reinforcements, B Company AWMM Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 AWMM1914 AWMMAucklandNew Zealand AWMMWW1 AWMMUnknown AWMM Age on enlistmentWW1 AWMMWW1 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 AWMM16 October 1914 AWMMAucklandNew Zealand AWMM16 Oct 1914-3 December 1914 AWMMHMNZT 8 HMNZT 12 AWMMWellingtonNew ZealandSuezEgypt AWMMDeparted - 16 October 1914 - 3 December 1914Arrived - 3 December 1914 AWMMWW1 AWMM2 March 1918 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM02 Mar 1918-8 April 1918 AWMMHMNZT 101 AWMMSuezEgyptSouthamptonHampshireEngland AWMMPort of CallDepart - 02 Mar 1918Arrival - 08 Apr 1918 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW1 AWMM16 October 1914 AWMMMain Body AWMMAuckland Infantry Battalion AWMMStar of India or Waimana AWMMPrivate AWMMWW1 AWMM2 March 1918 AWMMNew Zealand Expeditionary Force (NZEF) AWMM35th Reinforcements, B Company AWMMss Tofua AWMMSecond Lieutenant AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 AWMMSecond 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 deathChristchurchCanterburyNew Zealand AWMM Death notesChristchurchCanterburyNew Zealand AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial Contribute › 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 2015 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=20802146Archives NZ 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 V. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM80: 6 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.