Stanley Vivian Walter CAPPER

CAPPER, Stanley Vivian Walter

Service Number: 8735
Enlisted: 18 July 1915, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 7th Field Ambulance
Born: Gosford, New South Wales, Australia , 2 July 1895
Home Town: Hamilton, Newcastle, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Mayfield, New South Wales, Australia, 5 March 1948, aged 52 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Newcastle Memorial Park, Beresfield, New South Wales
Rose Garden, Section 7, Bed U, Site 19. Rev. Skelton of Beresfield Church of England officiated Commemorated with a plaque in the New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Memorials: Newcastle Surf Club Life Saving Brigade Honor Roll
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World War 1 Service

18 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 8735, 1st Field Ambulance, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
15 Jan 1916: Involvement Private, 8735, 1st Field Ambulance, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '22' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: RMS Osterley embarkation_ship_number: '' public_note: ''
15 Jan 1916: Embarked Private, 8735, 1st Field Ambulance, RMS Osterley, Sydney
9 Mar 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 7th Field Ambulance, From 1st Field Ambulance
18 Oct 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, 8735, 7th Field Ambulance, Discharged at the 2nd Military District

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of David Capper and Caroline Capper nee Worley of Gosford, NSW

Prior to enlisting he was a junior clerk with the South British Insurance Company Limited.

He served in the Naval Reserve prior to joining the AIF

Next of kin given as his sister Australia Alberta Martin nee Capper of Dumaresq Street, Hamilton, NSW

Commenced return to Australia on 19 July 1919 aboard HT City of Exeter disembarking on 26 August 1919

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Husband of Doris Ilmar Capper nee Bond. Stanley and Doris were married in Newcastle, NSW during 1925c. Father of Brian Capper