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Ernest Edgar CHAPMAN

Regimental number2580
Place of birthHoughton, South Australia
ReligionCongregational
OccupationGardener
AddressHoughton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Reuben Chapman, Houghton, South Australia
Enlistment date5 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 October 1916
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2579 Lance Sergeant CHAPMAN, 32nd Bn, returned to Australia, 24 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 January 1976

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