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Frank Albert CHAPMAN

Regimental number4021
Place of birthLindisfarne, Tasmania
SchoolState School, Lindisfarne, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressLindisfarne, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, J A Chapman, Lindisfarne, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS Orontes on 24 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 October 1916
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death19.2
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialRailway Dugouts Burial Ground (Plot VI, Row L, Grave No. 4), (Transport Farm), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
65
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Minnie CHAPMAN, Hazeldene, Lindisfarne, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsCousins: Arthur and Frank HARELL (both KIA): 2nd cousin to Colonel C.H. ELLIOT, commanding 12 Btn.

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