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Arthur Percival Glover Popple

Headstone, Marcoing British Cemetery - No known copyright restrictions

Headstone, Marcoing British Cemetery - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arthur Percival Glover AWMM
  • Surname
    Popple AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 41354 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    James Kennedy Popple (brother), Tokomaru Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 41354 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Painter AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Frederick and Amelia Elizabeth Popple.

      Two sons, brothers Arthur Percival Glover Popple ( 41354) and Stanley Norman Popple (61770) were killed in WW1.

      Roll of Honour notice placed by family in the New Zealand Herald 20 May 2008. AWMM
    • Oct 1918
      Reported wounded: Oct. 6th, Rflm. Arthur. Percival Glover Popple (Mr. K. Popple, Tokomaru Bay, brother). Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 January 2016 - Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XLV, Issue 14742, 23 October 1918, Page 3
    • Feb 1919 - A casualty report states Previously reported wounded and missing, now reported killed in action Popple, Arthur Percival Glover, 41354, N.Z.R.B. (J. K. Popple, Tokomaru Bay, b.) October 8th, 1918 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 11 January 2016 - Poverty Bay Herald, Volume XLVI, Issue 14842, 20 February 1919, Page 4
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About death

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  • Death
    8 October 1918 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    Le CateauFrance AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Marcoing British Cemetery, Nord, France AWMM Plot1. Row C. Grave 24 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    In Memorium: Roll of Honour, New Zealand Herald, 20 May 2008 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      57: 33 AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      In Memorium: Roll of Honour, New Zealand Herald, 20 May 2008 AWMM
    • The Fields of Remembrance Trust: Brothers Field, Auckland Museum (Armistice, 2018) AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM


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11 January 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher
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