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James Herbert Vernon CAPPER

Regimental number21945
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolState School, Quarry Hill, Bendigo, Victoria
AddressBendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, C E Capper, 24 Myall Street, Quarry Hill, Bendigo, Victoria
Previous military service17th Australian Army Medical Corps; Served in State School Vadets and Senior Cadets (Compulsory Scheme).
Enlistment date6 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 23, Battery 107
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/133/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 26 September 1917
Place of death or woundingmenin Road, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death20
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXIII, Row C, Grave No.14A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Mary CAPPER, 79 Gladstone Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: Pte Capper no. 6386 CRU 8th Bn.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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