Also known as
WWI 6/486 AWMM
1 May 1890 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Pihama
, Taranaki Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
Date of birth
Place of birth
Address before enlistment
Unknown AWMM Lyndhurst, New Zealand AWMM
Post war occupation
Next of kin on embarkation
Fred Kappely (father), Pihama, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM
Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM
POW liberation details
POW serial number
- Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
- Height, WWI AWMM
5' 3.5" AWMM
- Weight, WWI AWMM
142 lb AWMM
Son of Kayton and Annie Kappely, of 50, Keith St., Wanganui
Embarked Wellington, 16 October 1914; disembarked Alexandria, 3 December 1914.
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli Campaign), 12 April 1915.
Admitted to No 1 australian Stationary Hospital, Lemnos, 18 April 1915 (influenza); discharged from hospital, 22 April 1915.
Reported missing, Gallipoli, 28 April 1915.
Court of Enquiry, held at Moascar Camp, Ismailia, 16 January 1916, concluded: 'Now believed to be killed, 28 April 1915'.
Kayton and Annie Kappely, 50 Keith St, Wanganui AWMM
Date of death
Age at death
Place of death
Cause of death
Roll of Honour
Remember William Kappely by laying a poppy.
Leave a note
Leave a tribute or memory of
Very special to have visited Gallipoli knowing that we were able to stand at the memorial with your name and not even realise it. You are in our thoughts 101 years on. Rest in peace.
Public - Nicole Renee - Other relative - 24 April 2016
Had tried to research our family history previously but to no avail and now 100 years after your death doors have been opened and within 72 hours of retrying I know so much .
You were / would have been my Great Uncle and now as our family grows your name will live on
Public - Karen - Other relative - 15 October 2015
Honouring your sacrifice 100 years ago this week. Your family lives on in your debt.
Public - Brent - Other Relative - 25 April 2015
- New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
Page No: 382 AWMM
- NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
|24 April 2016||Nicole Renee||Whangarei NZ||Other relative||
|15 October 2015||Karen||Scotland||Other relative||
|25 April 2015||Brent||Sydney, Australia ||Other Relative||
The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.