Alfred PEPALL

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PEPALL, Alfred

Service Number: 8622
Enlisted: 23 August 1915, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Driver
Last Unit: 22nd Field Artillery (Howitzer) Brigade
Born: North Adelaide, South Australia, December 1895
Home Town: Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Died of wounds, Albert, France, 9 August 1916
Cemetery: Dantzig Alley British Cemetery, Mametz
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, North Adelaide War Memorial WW1
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World War 1 Service

23 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 8622, Adelaide, South Australia
22 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Driver, SN 8622, 6th Field Artillery Brigade , Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
22 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Driver, SN 8622, 6th Field Artillery Brigade , HMAT Persic, Melbourne
9 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Driver, SN 8622, 22nd Field Artillery (Howitzer) Brigade, Pozières

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Biography

"LATE DVR. A. PEPALL.

Mrs. Pepall, of Melbourne street, Lower North Adelaide, has been advised that her son, Dvr. Alfred Pepall, died of wounds on August 9, in France. He was a keen young soldier, and went to Melbourne and Sydney twice with the premier cadets of South Australia. He left Melbourne in November last with the artillery. He had just completed his apprenticeship as a carpenter and joiner when he enlisted. Dvr. Pepall was a proficient piano player. Two other brothers, Sgt. Alec, and Cpl. Charles Pepall, are fighting in France." - from the Adelaide Register 25 Sep 1916 (nla.gov.au)  (nla.gov.au)

 

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