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Regimental number7987
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolState school
OccupationTelephone mechanic
Address89 Charles Street, West Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinUncle, William Paul, 109 York Street, Subiaco, Western Australia
Enlistment date17 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameAustralian Stationary Hospital 1 - Special Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/70/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Stationary Hospital
FateDied of wounds 10 May 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death20.10
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row E, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ernest and Margret CHAPPELL, Point Napien Road, Aspendale, Victoria. Born at Melbourne
Family/military connectionsCousin: 3031 Pte Alfred Hart CHAPPELL, 51st Bn, killed in action, 3 September 1916; cousin to James Chappell, killed, enlisted in Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

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

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