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Reginald Eric CHOPPING

Regimental number2228
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
SchoolState School, Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationOrchard hand
AddressWoodbridge, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Lucy Chopping, Woodbridge, Tasmania
Enlistment date1 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateDied of disease 29 January 1916
Age at death17.6
Place of burialIsmailia War Memorial Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 99), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
65
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Isaac Hooper and Lucy CHOPPING, Woodbridge, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsBrother killed on Gallipoli

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