|Place of birth||Uralla, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Uralla PO, Uralla, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||29.10|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs S Capes, Uralla, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Boggabri, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||33rd Battalion, C Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/50/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||33rd Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 4 May 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 9 July 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 21 November 1916.
Found guilty, 10 August 1917, of being absent from billet after 9 pm and not in possession of a pass: awarded 4 days' Field Punishment No 2.
On leave to England, 28 January 1918; found guilty, 15 February 1918, of failing to catch the leave train at Victoria Station, 11 February: awarded 7 days' confined to barracks and loss of 4 days' pay; rejoined unit from leave, 12 February 1918.
Wounded in action, 17 April 1918 (gassed); admitted to 55th Field Ambulance, 18 April 1918, and transferred to 41st Casualty Clearing Station; to 3rd Stationary Hospital, Rouen, 19 April 1918; to 72nd General Hospital, Troville, 3 May 1918; to 1st Convalescent Depot, Havre, 4 May 1918; to Base Depot, Havre, 17 May 1918; rejoined unit, in the field, 4 June 1918.
On leave to England, 11 January 1919; admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, while on leave, 27 January 1919; discharged to Convalescent Training Depot, 27 April 1919; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 91 days.
Commenced return to Australia from Liverpool on board Ht 'Nestor', 20 May 1919; disembarked Sydney, 4 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 19 August 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||See 219 Samuel CAPES for first period of service.|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, CAPES Samuel John|