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Edwin Claude CHAPMAN

Regimental number15039
Place of birthPort Lorne, South Australia
SchoolRavensthorpe State School, Western Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressFairview, Ravensthorpe, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Charles Chapman, Fairview, Ravensthorpe, Western Australia
Enlistment date3 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 15, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/42/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 4 July 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death23
Place of burialBorre British Cemetery ( Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 22), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
17
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Alice CHAPMAN. Native of South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3754 Pte Albert Leslie William CHAPMAN, 11th Bn, killed in action, 10 August 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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