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Charles Herbert CHAPLIN

Regimental number750
Place of birthNymagee, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRubble mason
AddressUniversal Street, Mortdale, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28.5
Height5' 7"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs Ruby Brownlow, Universal Street, Mortdale, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 December 1915
Place of enlistmentCasula, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameNo 1 Mining Corps
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 20 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal RollMining Corps
FateReturned to Australia 27 August 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date3 January 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 751 Sapper Henry Herbert CHAPLIN, ......
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from London on board HT 'Pakeha', 27 August 1917; discharged (medically unfit: accidental injury, fractured left ankle), Sydney, 3 January 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death28 November 1948
Age at death63
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, CHAPLIN Charles Herbert

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