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William Simeon Bailey CHAPMAN

Regimental number4081
Date of birth24 August 1898
Place of birthCamperdown, New South Wales
SchoolNorth Newton Public School; Fort Street Hight School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
Address76 Susan Street, Camperdown, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs H L Chapman, 76 Susan Street, Camperdown, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentActing Sergeant
Unit name17th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 8 March 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 30 June 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1968
Place of burialCremated Northern Suburbs Crematorium, New South Wales

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