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George Leigh Popple

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Leigh AWMM
  • Surname
    Popple AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 12/827 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    27 March 1888 AWMM MalvernMarlborough AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 1914 AWMM Thackeray Street, Hamilton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Clerk AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • W.T. Popple (father), Springfield, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
    • W.T. Popple (father), Springfield, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Wounded in chest and thigh at Gallipoli. AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Wounded in foot in France. AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • 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
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Death

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  • Death
    1960 AWMM
    ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 588 AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume IV. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      80: 6 AWMM
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