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Robert Cameron CHAPMAN

Regimental number1091
Place of birthGoulburn, Victoria
SchoolNagambie StateSchool, Victoria
Other trainingNil
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHigh Street, Nagambie, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, J C Chapman, High Street, Nagambie, Victoria
Previous military serviceNIl
Enlistment date9 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Service Corps
FateDied of wounds 7 April 1917
Place of death or woundingBapaume, Somme Sector, France
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot II, Row J, Grave No. 15), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Mary CHAPMAN, High Street, Nagambie, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1023 Pte Walter Francis CHAPMAN, 5th General Service Reinforcements, returned to Australia, 11 August 1918; Cousin: late Lt. R R RANNARD and late Pte W C GEORGE.

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