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John CHAPMAN

Regimental number2887
SchoolMoss Vale Public School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationClerk
AddressPaddington, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs Maisie Christina Chapman, 59 Ormond Street, Paddington, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name45th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/62/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Nicholson on 8 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Noted CHAPMAN John Victor NR
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XXII, Row D, Grave No. 23), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
139
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Elizabeth CHAPMAN;husband of Maisie CHAPMAN, of Elizabeth Street, Moss Vale, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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