Migrated from Germany on the S/S 'Nurenberg' which arrived in Adelaide on 31st July 1889. He was with his parents and at least two brothers. 
Mr Hermann George, whose death occurred at his residence, Nuriootpa, on Friday 10, was 46 years. He was born in Germany, and came to Australia with his parents while still a child. The family settled in Tanunda. Mr Appelt joined his brother in a cordial factory of which he ultimately became manager. He was a keen supporter of sporting bodies and movements for the advancement of the district. Mr Appelt was a member of the Tanunda Band. In 1917 he was married to Miss Dolly Goers of Tanunda. The Register (Adelaide), 28th Sept 1927 
Hermann worked in his brother's Appelt Cordial Factory.