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Cecil David CHAPMAN

Regimental number1126
Date of birth--/08/1896
ReligionMethodist
OccupationClerk
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Thorn, Caniambo, Victoria
Enlistment date11 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: INF5
Promotion date: 5 August 1916

Lieutenant


Unit: INF5
Promotion date: 24 March 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 25 September 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

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