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Robert James CAPRON

Regimental number31
Place of birthCarisbrook, Victoria
OccupationEngine driver
Address59 Highbury Grove, East Prahran, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs Lily Capron, 62 St Phillips Street, East Brunswick, Victoria
Enlistment date21 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 10
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 June 1917
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialBethlehem Farm West Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 7) Messines, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Isabella Capron. Native of Carisbrook, Victoria, Australia

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