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Regimental number2962
Place of birthWarrnambool, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressKelp Street, Warrnmabool, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, William Alexander Chapman, Kelp Street, Warrnambool, Victoria
Enlistment date8 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A1 Hymettus on 12 September 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2934
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of disease 28 October 1918
Place of burialGaza War Cemetery (Plot XXVII, Row F, Grave No. 3), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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