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Regimental number6955
Place of birthSt John's Wood, London, England
SchoolSt Augustines, Paddington, London
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBalmain, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Capel, 10 Buller Street, Kensal Rise London NW, England
Previous military serviceServed from 1915 as steward on HMAHS Kanowna
Enlistment date22 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 16 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 May 1918
Place of death or woundingVignacourt, near Amiens, France
Age at death25.7
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Margaret CAPEL, 10 Beller Road, Kensal Rise, London, England. Native of London
Family/military connectionsNil
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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