He was born 15th December 1889 George Town Tasmania to George and Hannah Maria Capstick (nee Ball) and married to Edith Scripps a labourer who departed Melbourne 22nd December 1914 on board “HMAT Berrima” with the 3rd Field Company Engineers.
He was killed in action 22nd July 1916 in France and like others with no known grave is commemorated on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France.
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