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Christopher CAPORN

Regimental number3012
Place of birthClaremont, Western Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationStoreman
AddressRailway Street, Queen's Park, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Daniel Plant Caporn, Railway Street, Queen's Park, Western Australia
Enlistment date25 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 29 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 103 Pte William Clulow CAPORN, 44th Bn, returned to Australia, 21 June 1919.1
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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