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Chapman, Frank Albert

 

Born Hobart Tasmania the son of Joseph Arthur and Minnie Chapman, a carpenter who departed Melbourne 24th November 1915 on board RMS Orontes with the 12th Infantry Battalion

 

He died of wounds received at Ypres Belguim 10th October 1916 and was buried Railway Dugouts Burial Ground, Belgium.

News has been received by Mrs. J. A.Chapman Hazeldene Lindisfarne that her son, Private Frank A. Chapman has died of wounds. Private Chapman left with the l2h Reinforcements to the 12th Battalion on the 24th of October 1915, then was drafted into A Company of that Battalion. He left Egypt with the first draft of Australians for the Western front, where he has since been serving  his country, also in Belgium. Altogother he served seven months in France and Belgium under his cousin, Lieut.-Colonel Elliot.

The Mercury 7th November 1916

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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