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Ernest Edward CAPP

Regimental number5311
Place of birthChilwell, Geelong, Victoria
SchoolDorcas Street State School, South melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address5 Foote Street, Albert Park, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Capp, 200 Nelson Road, Albert Park, Victoria
Enlistment date20 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWounded at Passchendaele, Belgium.
FateDied of wounds 10 October 1917
Place of death or woundingEtaples, France
Age at death36
Place of burialEtables Military Cemetery (Plot XXX, Row 40, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
101
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Elizabeth CAPP, O'Grady Street, Albert Park, Victoria, Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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