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William Morrison CHAPMAN

Regimental number2713
Place of birthAberdeen, Scotland
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.11
Height5' 9.75"
Weight166 lbs
Next of kinFather, George Chapman, Oakwood, Whitehouse, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Previous military serviceServed for 3 months in the Seaforth Highland Regiment, Scotland.
Enlistment date3 July 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 16 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2712 Pte George CHAPMAN, 15th Bn, returned to Australia, 1 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Macquarie', 28 March 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 26 May 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 29 July 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as Walter CHAPMAN.
SourcesNAA: B2455, CHAPMAN William Morrison

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