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Allan Charles CHAPPELL

Regimental number401
Place of birthIrish Sea, British Territory
SchoolSt Mary's Boys School and Wills street School, Birmingham, England
Age on arrival in Australia29
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStock salesman
AddressWomerah, Beach Road, Rushcutters Bay, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinFather, Charles Chappell, Anglesey Street, Aston Manor, Birmingham, England
Previous military serviceBoer War, South Africa, served one year and 245 days, 103 cmpy, 2nd regt, Imperial Yeomanry
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name4th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 28 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood
Age at death37
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXIV, Row B,Grave No. 6), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Catherine CHAPPELL; husband of Anastasia CHAPPELL, Crown Hotel, Brisbane. Native of Birmingham, England
Family/military connectionsBrother in law: 392 Sgt J.J. Maher, MSM, 15th Bn

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