Welcome to the website of
William Thomas Duperouzel.

All four 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.  click here

The authors fourth book ‘Let go…let God’ pays tribute to
Katrina Boyce the founder of the UK charity the Leighton Buzzard Centre for
HEALTH HEALING & COUNSELLING’ and Paul Cole, benefactor. click here

Remembering William James Duperouzel, January 21, 1921

January 21, 1921: Remembering my great Uncle, William James Duperouzel, who was tragically killed in the bush near Noggerup in the south-west of Western Australia whilst working as a timber hewer for Bunning Bros. Timber Mill. William James was the son of ‘John the...

Cricket in the Outback

The Qualen International XI Cricket Team made the headlines in the Eastern District Chronicle newspaper in York on 18th March 1899 after securing an historic win over the Beverley Cricket Team in a closely contested match played at Gilgering the previous week. Their...

Let Go… Let God!

This book was written during the global Coronavirus pandemic in 2020. As a result of the UK Lockdown rules and restrictions sixty people associated with the charity celebrated the charity’s 30th anniversary on the 29th October with a ‘virtual’ afternoon tea party in...

Review by Lenore Layman

The May 2020 edition of 'HISTORY WEST', the newsletter of the Royal Western Australian Historical Society, Nedlands features a book review by Lenore Layman of 'Sunset Over Mount Douraking' - see pages 7 and 8. May 2020 FINALDownload

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