Maurice Edward Pepperell

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Private Maurice Edward Pepperell
Life dates
28 Aug 1901 - 1969
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Maurice was the manager of the butchers shop in Fore Street, next to the Kings Arms, Ivybridge. Always a keen gardener he became the Honorary Secretary of the Ivybridge Gardening Association. He was originally a Sergeant in the regular Home Guard but was demoted to private before joining the Patrol.

Remembered as a large man he once drove an Austin 7 from Aberdeen to Newport, South Wales, in a day.

Unit or location Role Posted from until
Ugborough Patrol Patrol member 30 May 1940 03 Dec 1944
National ID
WHUW 25/1
Commissioned or Enlisted
30th May 1940


2 Charlton Terrace, Ivybridge, Devon
Other information

Maurice married Gladys Roskilly in 1929 and after her death married Mary Hambley in 1942.


TNA ref WO199/3391

1939 Register

Alec Rogers

Ivybridge Heritage