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Bruce Farquhar CAPEL

Regimental number2884
Place of birthNarrabri, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressDerra Derra, Bingara, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26.9
Height5' 7.5"
Weight139 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Capel, same address
Previous military serviceMember for 6 months, Bingara Rifle Club
Enlistment date31 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 February 1916
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Malwa on 22 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 27 June 1919
Discharge date15 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: [518] Lt Clive Ross CAPEL MM, 6th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 23 December 1919; [519] 2nd Lt Kenneth Christopher CAPEL, 6th Light Horse Regiment, discharged, 5 May 1916; 2874 Pte Sydney Vivian CAPEL, 7th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 15 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Madras', 27 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 15 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CAPEL Bruce Farquhar

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