The AIF Project

Harold Douglas POPPLEWELL

Regimental number80
ReligionChurch of England
AddressOrchid Street, Derby Estate, Enoggera, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs Minnie Mary Popplewell, c/o Mrs Appleby, Orchid Street, Derby Estate, Enoggera, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date18 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentSGT (Shoemaker)
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 30 April 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death15 April 1962
Place of burialRookwood Crematorium

Print format