Harrogate Herald - 30th May 1917
Missing - Private R Capps, WY, son of Mrs
Capps, [Mrs R Capps, Harlow Car Hotel, Otley Road] who
formerly managed the Harlow Car Hotel, is reported missing.
Harrogate Herald - 14th November 1917
Roll of Honour
Private Robert Capps (WY), son of Mrs
Capps, 11 Dragon Parade, Harrogate, who was reported missing on
3rd May, it has been ascertained, was killed in action. News came to
this effect from Sergeant Abbott, who is a prisoner in
Germany. He was coming home in May for his commission, a fact that
makes the blow all the more severe. He joined in September, 1914,
and for some time acted as instructor, going to France in January,
Harrogate Herald - 2nd January 1918
A portrait block of Private Robert Capps
(West Yorks Regiment), missing and believed killed in action in
France, May, 1917, appears in the current issue of "The
Cestrifeldian", a school magazine, and was lent by the
proprietor of the Harrogate Herald (Mr W H Breare, JP).
1/5th Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own (West
200720 Private Robert Capps
Enlisted : Harrogate
Died : 3rd March 1917
France and Flanders
In Memory of
Private 200720 1st/5th Bn., West Yorkshire Regt.
(Prince of Wales's Own) who died on Thursday, 3rd May 1917.
LOOS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France
Grave Reference/Panel Number:
Panel 39 and 40