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Regimental number5169
Place of birthSale Victoria
SchoolGippsland College
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ida J Napper, C/o Mrs Napper, Quamby, Sale, Victoria
Previous military serviceHe served as a 1st Lieutenant in A.L.H. in Sale.
Enlistment date24 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 28 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was the brother of Sgt Arthur Napper (deceased)
FateDied of wounds 6 October 1918
Place of death or woundingMont St Quentin, France
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialTincourt New British Cemetery (Plot VI, Row D, Grave No. 19), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Matilda NAPPER; husband of Joan NAPPER, "Bon Accord", Sale, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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