STEPHEN ARTHUR CAPON

 

 

Born: 1886, Aldeby, Norfolk.

Died: 3rd February 1916; age 30; KiA.

Residence: 29, Alpe Street, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Colchester, Essex.

Date of Entry Therein: 14th December 1915 – France.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 2268

Regiment: Cavalry of the Line, Essex Yeomanry, ‘C’ Squadron.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.

 

Grave Reference:

B.25.

Quarry Cemetery,

Vermelles,

Pas de Calais,

France.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Eldest son of Edwin & Ellen Susanna Capon, of 29, Alpe Street, Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   Oakland Farm, Aldeby, Norfolk.

 

Stephen was 5 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Edwin Capon, 30, a Farmer – employer, born Kelsale, Suffolk.

Ellen Susanna Capon (nee Mudd), 35, born Norwood, Surrey.

Mabel Ethel Capon, 7, born Aldringham, Suffolk.

Claud Stephen Capon, 1, born Aldeby.

1 general domestic servant.

1 domestic nurse maid.

 

1901   Oakland Farm, Aldeby, Norfolk.

 

Stephen was 15 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Edwin, 40, a Farmer – employer.

Ellen, 45.

Claud, 11.

Olive Grace Capon, 8, born Aldeby.

Nora Mary Capon, 3, born Aldeby.

 

1911   29, Alpe Street, Ipswich.

 

Stephen was 25 years old, a Draper’s Assistant – Retailer. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Edwin, 50, a Retired Farmer.

Ellen, 55.

Claud, 21, an Outfitter Assistant – Outfitter.

Olive, 18.

Nora, 13.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Edwin Capon – father.

 

Probate to Edwin Capon – father, an Estate Agent.

 

Stephen is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Matthews Church, and at Northgate High School. Formerly Ipswich Grammar School for Boys.

Cavalry of the Line, Essex Yeomanry, ‘C’ Squadron:

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