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George Devis CHAPMAN

Regimental number1007
Place of birthOrange New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
Addressc/o G B Chapman, Spring Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, G B Chapman, Spring Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 March 1919
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A65 Clan McEwen on 28 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Recommendation date: 14 July 1918

Unspecified


Recommendation date: "August 1916"

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31138 (22 January 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 13 March 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Noted CHAPMAN George Denis NR
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1006 Lance Corporal Benjamin Barnett CHAPMAN, 2nd Machine Gun Squadron, returned to Australia, 27 June 1919; Cousin: 1009 Driver Alfred CHAPMAN, 2nd Machine Gun Squadron, killed in action, 5 November 1917.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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