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Clement Lorne CHAPMAN

Place of birthSpringhill New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressSydney Hospital, Macquarie Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Thos D Chapman, Kenneth Street, Longueville, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name5th Field Ambulance, "B" Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross


Consistent good work since February 1915 proving a most excellent officer and carrying out his duties fearlessly and well.
Recommendation date: 15 August 1916

Distinguished Service Order


'For thoroughness and fearlessness in carrying out his duties especially when in charge of Advanced Dressing Station at Martinpuich, Le sars and Bapaume.'
Recommendation date: 20 September 1917

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57
Date: 18 April 1918

Medaille des Epidemies (en Argent)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Service Order, Medaille des Epidemies (en Argent), 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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