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William Alfred POPLE

Regimental number2940
Place of birthGumeracha South Australia
ReligionBaptist
OccupationLabourer
AddressGumeracha, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Mary Ann Pople, Gumeracha, South Australia
Enlistment date22 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mooltan on 24 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 21 May 1917
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3160 Pte Reginald George POPLE, 43rd Bn, returned to Australia, 23 September 1918; 2722 Pte John Arthur POPLE, 50th Bn, returned to Australia, 3 July 1917.
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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