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Regimental number5058
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressTyenna via Russell, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Chaplin, Tyenna via Russell, Tasmania
Enlistment date11 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 29 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
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  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Caroline CHAPLIN
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 October 1932
Age at death46
Place of burialunable to read

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