|Place of birth||South Brisbane, Queensland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Gordon House, Melbourne, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||38|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Jane Capner, Eagle Junction, via Brisbane, Queensland|
|Previous military service||Served in the 3rd New South Wales Mounted Rifles for 1.6 years; discharged after the end of the South African War.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||38th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/55/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||38th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Enlisted in the Australian Naval & Military Expeditionary Force as No. 347, Private; embarked, 25 January 1915. Proceeded to Australia and struck off strength of Bn, 31 January 1916; discharged from the AN&MEF, 29 February 1916.
Enlisted in the AIF, 4 March 1916; embarked, 25 September 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 11 November 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 4 February 1917.
Admitted to 9th Australian Field Ambulance, 24 May 1918 (trench fever); rejoined unit, 1 June 1918.
On leave to England, 24 October 1918; admitted while on leave to No. 2 Auxiliary Hospital, Southall, 25 April 1919 (bronchitis); discharged, 1 May 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board 'Rio Pardo', 27 May 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 18 July 1919; discharged, 11 April 1921 (medically unfit: disability - mental).Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Place of burial||Macquarie Park Cemetery|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, CAPNER Ernest Edgar|