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Erling Poppe

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Erling Poppe (1899- )

Born 1899 in Steyr, Austria son of Peter August Poppe

1911 Living at 34 Westminster Road, Coventry. Peter August Poppe (age 40 born Skogn, Norway), a Motor Manufacturer and Employer. With his wife Frederick Emilie (age 33 born Horton, Norway) and their children Erling Poppe (age 12 born Steyr, Austria), Gunnar Poppe (age 10 born Coventry), Olaf Poppe (age 4 born Coventry) and Ingerid (age 10 months born Coventry). (Married 13 years with 4 children) One servant. [1]

Studied at Birmingham University

1934 Works Manager of Dennis Brothers

Designer at Sunbeam: Motorcycles

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Sources of Information

  1. 1911 Census