|Place of birth||Dublin, Ireland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||The Caves Station, North Coast Line, Queensland|
|Age at embarkation||35|
|Next of kin||Brother, R Macnamara, The Caves Station, North Coast Line, Queensland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Rockhampton, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||9th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/26/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Hawkes Bay on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||31st Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)||*second given name two spellings Capel and Chaple|
War service: Western Front
Proceeded overseas to France from England, 29 September 1916; taken on strength, 31st Bn, in the field, 13 October 1916.
Wounded in action, 3 November 1916 (gun shot wound, chest and back), and admitted to 38th Casualty Clearing Station; transferred same day to Ambulance Train, and admitted to 3rd Stationary Hospital, Rouen, 4 November 1916. Transferred to England, 8 November 1916, and admitted to Frensham Hill Military Hospital, Farnham, 9 November 1916. Transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 9 January 1917; discharged on furlough, 12 February 1917, to report to No 4 Command Depot, Wareham, 14 February 1917.
Admitted to No 1 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 27 February 1917 neuralgia, gun shot wound, back and left shoulder); marched in to No 4 Command Depot, Wareham, from hospital, 3 March 1917.
Marched out to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 12 April 1917.
Commenced return to Australia from Devonport on board HT 'Miltiades', 4 May 1917; discharged, Brisbane (medically unfit), 13 August 1917.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Name entered on Embarkation Roll as Dillon Capel; enlistee signed as William Chaple.|
|Date of death|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, MACNAMARA Dillon Capel|