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Edward Laurie Elliott CHAPMAN

SchoolHigh School, Sydney
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStock and station agent
AddressGowan Rae, Blayney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, E Champman, Gowan Rae, Blayney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 August 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name33rd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 July 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialKandahar Farm Cemetery (Plot I Row C, Grave No. 21), Neuve-Eglise, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edgar and Emily Chapman, Gowan Brae, Blayney, New South Wales. Native of Sydney
Family/military connectionsBrother: [28] Lt Eric Burton Elliot CHAPMAN, 30th Bn, killed in action, 7 March 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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