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George Herbert CAPES

ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSoldier
AddressSt. George's Road, Elsternwick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinH O Capes, St. George's Road, Elsternwick, Victoria
Enlistment date14 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name5th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29354 (5 November 1915); 'Commonwealth Gazette', No. 12 (27 January 1916).

FateReturned to Australia 15 August 1915
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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