Edward Poppel

Alias Poppell

Born 13.01.1894

Place Dago (Hiiumaa), Estonia

Ethnic origin Estonian

Religion Church of England


Wife Hilda Rose (nee Waye, first marriage Savage), married 1947 in Adelaide.

Arrived at Australia
from London
on 14.11.1911
per Australind
disembarked at Port Adelaide

Residence before enlistment Port Adelaide, Edithburgh, SA

Occupation Labourer

service number 3207
enlisted 30.06.1915
POE Keswick, SA
unit 10th Battalion
rank Private
place Gallipoli, 1915; Western Front, 1916
final fate RTA 16.10.1916
discharged 9.03.1917 MU

Naturalisation Applied in 1915, served as Russian subject

Residence after the war 1917 Port Wakefield, Forestville, Seduna, Adelaide

Died 18.07.1960, Adelaide


Digitised naturalisation (NAA)

Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Army payfile (NAA)

Blog article



Newspaper articles

R.S.S.I.L.A. - West Coast Sentinel, Streaky Bay, SA, 12 October 1934, p. 4

Royal commission on fishing industry. - West Coast Sentinel, Streaky Bay, SA, 3 May 1935, p. 2

Rescued after 40 hours. - Chronicle Adelaide, 19 June 1941, p. 31