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Alexander John CHAPMAN

Regimental number6522
Place of birthO'Halloran Hill, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationGardener
AddressNuriootpa, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs E E Chapman, Nuriootpa, South Australia
Enlistment date12 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4796 Pte Walter Thomas CHAPMAN MM, 27th Bn, returned to Australia, 7 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 March 1954
Age at death60
Place of burialNuriootpa Cemetery, South Australia

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