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John CAPLICE

Regimental number2782
Place of birthSpring Hill Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCarpenter
AddressLeichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Caplice, 30 Jarrett Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military service31st Infantry
Enlistment date21 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 5 January 1920
Discharge date14 April 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia, 5 January 1920; disembarked,29 February 1920; discharged, 14 April 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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