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James Ernest CHAPMAN

Regimental number6776
Place of birthBenalla, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressNorth Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, James E Chapman, 7 Annard Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Enlistment date1 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 11 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 15 May 1918
Age at death19
Place of burialMericourt L'Abbe Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 12), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
98
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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