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Wallace CHAPMAN

Regimental number3463
Place of birthWest Devonport, Tasmania
SchoolState School, West Devonport, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWatchmaker
AddressWest Devonport, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Chapman, West Devonport, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets and Militia.
Enlistment date4 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1916
Place of death or woundingMouquet Farm, Pozieres, France
Age at death20
Place of burialBapaume Post Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 20), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
177
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Isaac and Sarah CHAPMAN
Other details

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

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