|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Dartford, Kent, England|
|School||Cooling Board School, Kent, England|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||66 William Street, Norwood, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs F Epps, 66 William Street, Norwood, South Australia|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||27th Battalion, C Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/44/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||Cyclists' Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)||Nominal Roll records that he returned to Australia per 'Kashmir'. Discharged 25 June 1919.|
|Family/military connections||Father: 3809 Pte Henry Branch EPPS, Anzac Cyclists' Bn, returned to Australia, 15 April 1918; Brother: 7483 Pte Cecil Henry EPPS, 10 Bn, returned to Australia, 20 October 1918 (having been badly wounded).~|
Arrived in Australia, 9 July 1912, per 'Beltana'. Entered into an apprenticeship as a compositor with Sands & McDougall from 13 September 1912 (wage: 8/- per week).
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Trained at Ascot Park and Mitcham Camps, 20 February-31 May 1915. Embarked for Egypt, 31 May 1915. Served in Egypt, 15 July - 3 September 1915; Lemnos Island, 4 - 12 September 1915; Gallipoli, 13 September - 15 December 1915 (slightly wounded in the foot by shrapnel, November 1915; out of the line for two days); Lemnos Island, 16 December 1915-8 January 1916; Egypt, 10 January-15 March 1916; France and Belgium, 21 March 1916 - December 1918.
Major battles in France: Pozieres (1916), Bullecourt (1917).
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, victory MedalMarried Ada Matilda STONE, 25 September 1923, St Augustine's Church, Unley, SA. Five children; one son, Charles Thomas EPPS, RAAF, killed in an aircraft accident, Sale, Victoria, 5 June 1943.