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Oliver CHAPLIN

Regimental number746
Place of birthPenola, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressO.Chaplin, Wolfram Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinWife, Mrs Isabella Chaplin, Wolfram Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A4 Pera on 8 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 15 December 1915
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Hugh and Jane CHAPLIN
Other details

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

Date of death21 July 1924
Age at death23 (states 53 on National Roll of Honour)
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (6 West 6), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

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