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Ernest William CAPP

Regimental number1006
Place of birthMillie Station, Namoi River, Pilliga, New South Wales
SchoolSingleton Grammar School, New South Wales
Other trainingHawkesbury College, Richmond, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o J T Capp, "Benalla", Singleton, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinFather, J T Capp, 'Benalla', Singleton, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A65 Clan McEwen on 28 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of heart failure.
FateDied 28 April 1916
Place of death or woundingEzbit, Sidhoum near Samalut, Upper Egypt.
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row F, Grave No 45), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Anne Capp, "Benalla," Westbrook, Singleton, New South Wales

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