PEPLOW Francis Harold

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  • Regiment:
    Worcestershire Regiment
  • Battalion:
    8th Battalion
  • Unit:
    2nd/8th Battalion
  • Former Units:
    Formerly Private 20354, Worcestershire Regiment.
  • Date of Death:
    25th March 1918
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    Died of wounds
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    Chapelle British Cemetery, Holnon, France, Grave II. H. 8.
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    Husband of Mrs M. Peplow, 36 New Rd., Sidemoor, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire

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Notes About The Memorial(s) Listed Above

Bromsgrove All Saints Church WW1 Memorial as H.F. Peplow. Bromsgrove St John the Baptist Church WW1 Memorial as F.H. Peplow.

Further Information About PEPLOW Francis Harold

Resident and enlisted Bromsgrove, Worcestershire.

Listed as H.F. Peplow on Commonwealth War Grave Commission (CWGC) and Harold Francis Peplow on Soldiers Died in the Great War.

Francis Harold Peplow was born at Bromsgrove in 1886, the son of Luke and Ellen Peplow, nee Giles.  Luke was a wheel turner at the local carriage and wagon works.  The couple had 10 children including:
Francis Harold Peplow, born 1886
Rosetta Peplow, born 1889
Hubert Peplow, born 1890
Olive Peplow, born 1892
Frank Peplow, born 1895
Christopher Peplow, born 1897
Wilfred Peplow, born 1899, died 1903
Dora Peplow, born 1904
Miriam Irene Peplow, born 1908
The family resided at Holly Road, Sidemoor.

Francis Peplow married Mary Westwood in 1906 and the couple had 4 children:
Wilfred Peplow, born 1907
Luke Harold Peplow, born 1910
Nellie Peplow, born born 1912, died 1912
John Peplow, born 1915
The family resided at Broad Street, Sidemoor.

Prior to enlisting at Bromsgrove Francis was employed as a tailor’s presser.  His brothers Hubert, Frank and Christopher also served during the war.

The grave of Francis Peplow is inscribed H.F. Peplow as per the CWGC database.

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