Welcome to the website of
William Thomas Duperouzel.

The first two books written by the author are accessible in pdf format on this web site namely,

PETROSELLUM’ A Global History of the Families Duperouzel / Duperrouzel + 7 family trees click here
‘SOMEWHERE IN FRANCE’ The Story of 4783 Private James Ross Duperouzel 51stBattalion Australian Imperial Force click here

‘Sunset Over Mount Douraking’ Janet Millett and the Rev’ Edward Millett Pioneers of York, Western Australia’ is the author’s third book which was published in the Holy Trinity Church, York, Western Australia on 15 June 2019. to purchase a copy click here

Tribute to Uncle Jim

4783 Private James Ross Duperouzel, 51st Battalion, AIF KIA 14/16 August 1916 Today we remember and pay tribute to Private James Ross Duperouzel. James Ross Duperouzel was born in July 1897, the second of ten children born to George and Sarah Duperouzel. Known as...

Last Post Ceremony Photos

Photograph taken by Marcus Fillinger Order reference AWM2019.4.124.51 Contact: esales@awm.gov.auPhotograph taken by Marcus Fillinger Order reference AWM2019.4.124.50 Contact: esales@awm.gov.auPhotograph taken by David Whittaker Order reference: AWM2019.4.125.59...

Last Post Ceremony Video


The Duperouzel family who gathered at the Australia War Memorial, Canberra, for the Last Post Ceremony dedicated to uncle Jim Duperouzel on 21 June 2019.

Photo Gallery from AWM Canberra

The Duperouzel Family Pilgrimage to France April 2016 at the AIF Memorial, Mouquet Farm, on the Somme

Photo Gallery from the Pilgrimage to France