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Arthur Francis CHAPMAN

Regimental number848
Place of birthLilydale, Victoria
SchoolSouth Wandin State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressCourt Street, Box Hill near Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mr W Chapman, Court Street, Box Hill near Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military service20th Battery Australian Field Artillery; Cpl in Citizen Forces, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Battery 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 6 August 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death26.10
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialBrandhoek New Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row E, Grave No. 8), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
17
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Walter and Maria CHAPMAN. Native of Wandin, Victoria

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