1897 Jul/Sep. Born Reigate , Surrey
1901 census at 4, Hatchlands Road, Reigate
1911 census at North Bar, Millway, Reigate, Surrey
1915 Jun 26. The undermentioned Cadets and ex-Cadets of the Officers Training Corps to be Second Lieutenants (on probation). John Kenneth Gordon Apperly, 5th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment
1917 Feb 2. Midd'x R.—2nd Lt. J. K. G. Apperly relinquishes his commn. on account of ill-health.
1917 Jun 12. Midd'x R.—John K. G. Apperly, late 2nd Lt., to be 2nd Lt
1917 Jul 1. Midd'x R.. 2nd Lt. J. K. G. Apperly to be Lt.
1918 Mar 6 Labour Corps. 2nd Lt. J. K. G. Apperly (Midd'x R., Spec. R.) is apptd. to the Corps. with seniority 12 June 1917
1918 Oct 19. Labour Corps. The undermentioned to be actg. Capts. while comdg. a Co.: 2nd Lt, J. K. G. Apperly (Midd'x R., Spec. Res.).
1919 Apr 22. Labour Corps. The undermentioned relinquish the actg. rank of Capt. on ceasing to be empld. with the Corps . Lt. J. K. G. Apperly (5th Bn., Midd'x R., Spec. Res.).
1920 Jun 17 Relinquishes his commission. 5th Midd'x R.—J. K. G. Apperly, and is granted the rank of Capt.
1920 Nov 8. Joined the ADRIC with service no 987. Posted H Coy
1921 Aug 16 . Re-engaged
1922 Jan 14 Discharged at demobilisation of ADRIC
1924 Nov 27. Leaves UK for New Zealand. He is a "clerk" and travels 3rd class.
1928 Electoral Roll at Tinakeri Rd, North Wellington. He is "clerk" and not married.
1932 Convicted of theft
1935 Living at Poole St, Motueka. With Florrie Apperly. He is a "clerk"
1936 Convicted again of theft and sent to prison
1946 Electoral roll at 39 Lawrence St , Ponsonby, Auckland with Florrie Apperly, he is " manager"
1954 Electoral Roll at 39 Lawrence St , Ponsonby, Auckland with Florrie Apperly, he is "theatre manager"
1957 Electoral Roll at 39 Lawrence St , Ponsonby, Auckland with Florrie Apperly, he is "veneer classer"
1963 Electoral Roll at 39 Lawrence St , Grey Lynn, Auckland, with Florrie Apperly, he is "retired"
1969 Electoral Roll at 16 Channel View Rd, Waitemata, Auckland. He is "retired" and living with Florence Apperly.
1970 Nov 24 Died in Auckland