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Regimental number1167
Place of birthTowlaw, Durham, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway porter
AddressRailway Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Geo Chapman, 19 Stowe Street, Middlesborough, England
Enlistment date22 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 22 september 1914; TOS, 15 Btn 18 December 1914.
FateKilled in Action 9 May 1915
Place of death or woundingQuinn's Post, Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of death9 May 1915
Age at death23
Place of burialQuinn's Post Cemetery (Special Memorial 6), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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