|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||8 Pembroke Street, Kensington Park, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||19.8|
|Next of kin||Father, John Robert Chappell, 8 Pembroke Street, Kensington Park, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Served for 4 years in Senior Cadets; transferred to 31st Company, ASC, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||Australian Army Service Corps, November 1917 Reinforcements|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Darwin on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Driver|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||Australian Army Service Corps|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: embarked Sydney, 30 April 1918; disembarked Suez, 7 June 1918.
Marched in to AASC Training Depot, Moascar, 27 July 1918.
Taken on strength 35th Company, AASC, Australian Mounted Division Train, in the field, 20 August 1918, and appointed Driver.
Admitted to 31st General Hospital, Abbassia, 19 November 1918; transferred to Convalescent Depot, Boulac, 1 December 1918; discharged, 10 December 1918.
Marched in to AASC Training Depot, 27 December 1918.
Marched in to Central Training Depot, 20 January 1918.
Taken on strength, 35th Company, AASC, 10 May 1919.
Marched out to Australian Mounted Division Train, 10 May 1919, and taken on strength, 35th Company, AASC.
Taken on strength, 38th Company, AASC, 18 May 1919; marched out to Anzac Mounted Division Train, and taken on strength, 32nd Company, AASC.
Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Burma', 26 July 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 27 August 1919; discharged, Adelaide, 12 September 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Name does not appear on Embarkation Roll.|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, CHAPPELL Thomas Francis Lester|