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William Eric CHAPMAN

Regimental number55811
Place of birthLameroo, South Australia
AddressGeranium, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 7"
Weight153 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M E Chapman, Geranium, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 December 1917
Place of enlistmentLameroo, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameGeneral Reinforcements (2nd South Australian)
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Orontes on 5 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Ordnance Corps
FateReturned to Australia 6 September 1919
Discharge date12 November 1919
Other details

War service: England

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Euripides', 6 September 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 18 October 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 12 November 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
Date of death17 July 1944
Age at death45
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, CHAPMAN William Eric

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