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Alfred Ernest CHAPMAN

Regimental number4755
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPainter
Address238 Albert Road, Albert Park, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, A Chapman, 238 Albert Road, Albert Park, Victoria
Enlistment date16 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 16 September - 15th Rfcts 6 Btn; TOS, 57 Btn 22 July 1916; wounded 28 October 1916.
FateDied as a result of accident 2 September 1917
Age at death29
Place of burialLonguenesse (St. Omer) Souvenir Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. 57), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
163
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2342 Pte Albert Royston CHAPMAN, 67th Bn, returned to Australia, 21 July 1917; Cousin: Lt Benjamin Stanley TAPNER, 22nd Bn, died of wounds, 29 July 1916.

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