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John William CHAPMAN

Regimental number1999
Place of birthBorstal, Kent, England
Age on arrival in Australia15
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFactory hand
AddressTumbarumba, via Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Andrew Charles Chapman, c/o J W Bonnington, Lillimur, Dubbo, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 16 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateDied of disease 22 June 1918
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialHighgate Cemetery (144. 33012), St. Pancras, London
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
116
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Tumbarumba Roll of Honour ('Advance Australia'). Mother: Mrs CHAPMAN, 16 Kempshott Road, Streatham, London, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsAddress entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as Tumberumba, New South Wales.

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