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Percy Samuel HOOPPELL

Regimental number916
Place of birthMalmsbury, Victoria
SchoolMernda and Drouin State Schools, and Yachos College, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressRemington PO via Drouin, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinS P Hooppell, Remington PO via Drouin, Victoria
Previous military service21st Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Battery 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularBuried at Anzac Cove.
FateKilled in Action 30 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot I, Row J, Grave No. 14), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Mary HOOPPELL, Donnybrook, Victoria. Native of Malmsbury, Victoria
Family/military connectionsUncle: A.R. Hooppell
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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