Harold de Causey CAPORN

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CAPORN, Harold de Causey

Service Number: 1007
Enlisted: 25 February 1915, Enlisted at Blackboy Hill, WA
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 10th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Roebourne, Western Australia, Australia, 1894
Home Town: Broome, Broome, Western Australia
Schooling: James Street and Newcastle Street State Schools, Western Australia
Occupation: Baker
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, Ottoman Empire, 15 October 1915
Cemetery: Embarkation Pier Cemetery
Special Memorial Row A, Grave 45 Chaplain G. Green officiated Headstone inscription reads: His name is written in letters of love in hearts he left at home
Memorials: 10th Light Horse Regiment Memorial WA, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Broome War Memorial 2
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World War 1 Service

25 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1007, 10th Light Horse Regiment, Enlisted at Blackboy Hill, WA
25 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1007, 10th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
25 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1007, 10th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Karoola, Fremantle
2 Oct 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Trooper, 10th Light Horse Regiment, In the field at Gallipoli
15 Oct 1915: Involvement Trooper, SN 1007, 10th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Henry Samuel and Clara Caporn. Next of kin given as his brother Douglas Henry Caporn of Bakery, Broome, WA in 1921 he was residing at 215 Royal Street, East Perth, WA


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