Orders, Decorations & Medals - Australian Groups
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FAMILY GROUP: Father: Pair: British War Medal 1914-18; Victory Medal 1914-19; Son: Group of Four: 1939-45 Star; Pacific Star; War Medal 1939-45; Australia Service Medal 1939-45. 11923 Pte. J.Cape. 9-F.Amb. A.I.F. on first two medals, NX149496 J.T.Cape on last four medals. All medals impressed. The first medal with some scratches and hairlines, otherwise all medals very fine.
Father: James Cape, wardsman, age 39, born at Chester, England; Enl.17Aug1915 at Warwick Farm, NSW, previous service with Royal Garrison Artillery; TOS 9 F.Amb; Emb.11May1916; served in France and Belgium; invalided to UK 09Feb1919, fractured lower tibia & fibula; RTA 16Jun1919; Disch.04Oct1919 Medically Unfit.
Son: James Thomas Cape, born 09Oct1916 at Laurieton (Herrons Creek), NSW; Enl.06Aug1940 in CMF (N10103) and allotted to AASC; Enl.03Aug1942 in AIF (NX149496); Emb.23Nov1944 to New Guinea with 56 Aust Transport Platoon; Disch.02Nov1945 as Sgt ex 56 Aust Transport Platoon (AIF); Died 11Dec1985.
With copy of WWI service file and other research.
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FAMILY GROUP: Father: Pair: British War Medal 1914-18; Victory Medal 1914-19; Son: Group of Four: ...