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Harold de Causey CAPORN

Regimental number1007
Place of birthRoebourne, Western Australia
SchoolState Schools, James Street and Newcastle Street, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBaker
AddressBakery, Broome, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinBrother, Douglas Henry Caporn, Bakery, Broome, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 15 October 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialEmbarkation Pier Cemetery (Special Memorial A.45), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
7
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Clara CAPORN. Native of Roebourne, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsUncle: 6032 Sergeant Frederick John CAPORN MM, 28th Bn, returned to Australia, 6 October 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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