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Henry Wilson CHAPMAN

Regimental number161
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
SchoolSt Columba Roman Catholic
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressLaunceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Jonas Chapman, 247 Charles Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 18 February 1917
Place of death or woundingnear Armentieres, France
Age at death28
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 5), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Jonas and Elizabeth CHAPMAN, 247 Charles Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6122 Driver George William CHAPMAN, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 12 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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