|1. Grave:||Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery||XIV. B. 18. Manancourt|
|2. Book:||The (1921) Masonic Roll of Honour 1914-1918||Pg.133|
|3. Memorial:||The (1940) Scroll - WW1 Roll of Honour||39D GQS|
Awards & Titles:
- The First World War 1914-1918, World-wide.
|Unit :||51st Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery|
|Action :||The Final Advance in Artois|
2nd Lieutenant Leopold Anthony Rieple, Royal Garrison Artillery. Formerly 137183, Sergeant, R.G.A. "Died of sickness 30/10/18."
The Final Advance in Artois occured 2nd October - 11th November 1918. Concurrently with the advances in the Somme and Arras sectors the First and Fifth British Armies continued the advance and chase the Germans back towards the Belgian border.
|Type||Lodge Name and No.||Province/District :|
|Mother :||Duke of York No. 2453 E.C.||South Wales|
17th September 1918
Listed as a 30 year old 2nd Lieutenant of the Royal Garrison Artillery and stationed at Cardiff. There are no notes in the contribution column, but as he died just a month after his initiation, it is unsurprising that he advanced no further than that of Entered Apprentice.
The project globally acknowledges the following as sources of information for research across the whole database:
- The Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- The (UK) National Archives
- Ancestry.co.uk - Genealogy, Family Trees & Family History online
- ugle.org.uk - The records of the United Grand Lodge of England including the Library and Museum of Freemasonry
- Founder Researchers : Paul Masters & Mike McCarthy
- Researcher : Bruce Littley