Percy Samuel HOOPPELL

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HOOPPELL, Percy Samuel

Service Number: 916
Enlisted: 19 August 1914, Enlisted at St Kilda, Victoria
Last Rank: Bombardier
Last Unit: 2nd Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Malmsbury, Victoria, Australia, 1895
Home Town: Auburn, Boroondara, Victoria
Schooling: Mernda & Drouin State Schools; Yachos College, Victoria
Occupation: Accountant Clerk
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 30 May 1915
Cemetery: Beach Cemetery - ANZAC Cove
Plot 1, Row J, Grave 14 Rev. A.C. Plane officiated Headstone inscription reads: In memory of our loved son S.P. & M. Hooppell
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Benalla War Memorial, Drouin War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

19 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 916, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade , Enlisted at St Kilda, Victoria
20 Oct 1914: Involvement Gunner, SN 916, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade , 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
20 Oct 1914: Embarked Gunner, SN 916, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade , HMAT Shropshire, Melbourne
30 May 1915: Involvement Bombardier, SN 916, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade , 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Samuel Percy Hooppell and Mary Hooppell nee Jones. Brother of Myrtle Elizabeth Hoopell, Mary Margaret Hooppell and Frederick Llewellyn Hooppell

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