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Wilfred Shepherd CHAPMAN

Regimental number1628
Place of birthBerrima New South Wales
SchoolBlackfriars (Catholic) Sydney, New South Wales
AddressStroud Street, North Coast, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs Daisy S Chapman, Patrick Street, Merewether, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death30
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemeery (Plot XXIV, Row I, Grave No. 6A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsBrother: Hubert Leslie CHAPMAN; Archibald Daniel POOLE (killed) brother-in-law
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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