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Clive Julius KAEPPEL

Regimental number1071
Place of birthMittagong, New South Wales
SchoolNewington College, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressSt Kilda Hospital, Palmer Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 9.25"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs F E L Kaeppel, St Kilda Hospital, Palmer Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 3.5 years in the Senior Cadets; 6 months in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date24 September 1914
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll4290
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 24 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialSt Sever Cemetery Extension (Section P, Plot III, Row O, Grave No 1A), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ernest B. and Frances Emma Lucy Kaeppel, St Kilda Hospital, Elizabeth Bay Road, Sydney, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousins: Captain Carl Henry KAEPPEL MC, 18th Bn, returned to Australia, 4 July 1919; [1046] Lt Harry Melbourne Moir WALL MC, 22nd Bn, killed in action, 27 August 1918.
Other details

War service: embarked Australia, 18 October 1914.

Transferred to Imperial Army, 18 April 1915.

Discharged from AIF with effect from 19 April 1915.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Hororata'; disembarked, 1 September 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSecond given name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as James. Enlistment age does not tally with age at death. See other entry for second period of service.
SourcesNAA: B2455, KAEPPEL Clive Julius

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