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Regimental number3625
Place of birthClarendon, South Australia
SchoolClarendon State School, South Australia
AddressClarendon, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs Lucy Chapman, Clarendon, South Australia
Enlistment date17 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 19 April 1917.
FateKilled in Action 16 August 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Place of burialBeacon Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 6), Sailly-Laurette, France
Commemoration detailsKangarilla Cemetery, South Australia
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Lucy CHAPMAN, Clarendon, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3213 Pte Ruefford Leslie CHAPMAN, 43rd Bn, returned to Australia, 9 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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