Basil Belgrave CAPPER

CAPPER, Basil Belgrave

Service Number: Officer
Enlisted: 3 May 1915
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 6th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Maitland, New South Wales, Australia, 2 April 1884
Home Town: Maitland, Maitland Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Maitland Boys' High School, Maitland, New South Wales
Occupation: Grazier
Died: Natural causes, Pymble, New South Wales, Australia, 20 November 1932, aged 48 years
Cemetery: Rookwood Cemetery & Crematorium
Cremated
Memorials: Maitland High School Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

3 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 12th Light Horse Regiment
13 Jun 1915: Embarked 12th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Suevic, Sydney
13 Jun 1915: Involvement 12th Light Horse Regiment
29 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 6th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
29 Aug 1915: Transferred AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 6th Light Horse Regiment
4 Oct 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 6th Light Horse Regiment
7 Oct 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 6th Light Horse Regiment, HT Caledonian for invaliding to Gibraltar - admitted to General Hospital for treatment of apendicitis.
16 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 6th Light Horse Regiment, HS Morea, Gibraltar for transfer to England - admitted 3rd London General Hospital, Wandsworth on 20 November 1915.
24 Dec 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 6th Light Horse Regiment, Joined HT Medina at Marseilles, paying own way, for invaliding to Australia - disembarking Sydney 11 February 1916.
26 May 1916: Discharged AIF WW1, Lieutenant, SN Officer, 6th Light Horse Regiment, Medically unfit

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Basil Belgrave CAPPER was born in Maitland on 2nd April, 1884

His parents were Henry (Harry ) Hyne CAPPER & Lydia BELGRAVE 

He married Vera CLIFT in NSW in 1912