Welcome to the website of
William Thomas Duperouzel.

All five 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

The author’s fifth book ‘Police Sergeant Alexander Duperouzel and Family At the South Perth Police Station 1948-1952’ is a tribute to his parents Alec and Mary and to my siblings Ken, Jack, Alan and Loris, who lived in this property which is now a Heritage building. click here

Police Constable Clive Duperouzel 3894

6 June 1991: Remembering my cousin Police Constable Clive Duperouzel who passed away on this day 33 years ago.Clive joined the Western Australia Police Force on 29 January 1968 and after three months training Clive, together with 35 other recruits, graduated as police...

Louis Duperrouzel – A Soldier of Napoleon’s Army

‘La Guerre d’Espagne, 1807 – 1813’ Having watched the film ‘Napoleon’ at the weekend, starring Joaquin Phoenix and Vanessa Kirby, I am reminded of a French ancestor, Louis Duperrouzel, from Normandy, who served in Napoleon’s army. The French Revolution caused disarray...

‘The Station’ is Open!

I am very excited ‘The Station’ is now open! 😊 This new restaurant and bar is located at the former South Perth Police Station and Quarters in Mends Street. My family resided here between 1948-1952 when our father, Police Sergeant Alexander Duperouzel, was...

Coming Soon – Police Sergeant Alexander Duperouzel and Family at South Perth Police Station, 1948-1952

Inspired by the plans of Nokturnl, the popular Western Australian hospitality group, to develop the former South Perth Police Station at 1, Mends Street, into a bar and restaurant, the author has documented some childhood memories of when his family resided in the...

Aunty, Sister Mary Frances – Eileen HEVRON

7 August: Remembering my Aunty, Sister Mary Frances - Eileen HEVRON - who passed away in Kalamunda, Western Australia on this day in 1981, aged 82 years. She was the granddaughter of Catherine and Denis Hevron who arrived in Western Australia from Dublin, Ireland in...

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