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metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.title: Charles Chapman
Also known as: Chapman, Charles George
Rank: Private
Service Number: 942
Place of Birth: Adelaide (S.A.)
Next of Kin: R. W. Chapman - Father ; High Street, Burnside, S.A.
Biographical notes: Born 19 November 1891, son of the astronomer Professor Robert William Chapman, C.M.G., M.A., B.C.E., F.R.A.S. and Eva Maud Chapman, of The University, Adelaide, South Australia. Surveyor with the NT Lands & Survey Department 1913 to 1914. He was registered in S.A. in January 1913 and carried out surveys of sections at Daly River during the initial agricultural development of that area. He effected a traverse from Daly River to Brocks Creek in 1914. NT Archives have a file of his correspondence located at NTRS 2660.
Occupation: Surveyor
Date of Enlistment: 1-Sep-1914
Age at Enlistment: 23
Place of Enlistment: Adelaide (S.A.)
Unit: 10th Battalion, E Company
Service: Australian Imperial Force
Date of Death: 1916-04-17
Place of Death: Commonwealth War Dead Panel 5 and 61
Memorials: Basra Memorial, Iraq
Service History: Unit embarked from Adelaide on board HMAT A11 'Ascanius' on 20 October 1914. Discharged 21 April 1915 due to gaining a temporary commission with the Imperial Army – Royal Engineers. Mentioned in Despatches. Ancestry.com have the British record of his service: British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards, 1914-1920 Record for Charles George Chapman
Related link: History of the 10th Battalion A.I.F. 10th Battalion A.I.F. : 1914-1918, Egypt, Gallipoli, France, Belgium by Arthur Limb. London ; Melbourne : Cassell and Co., 1919.
Embarkation Roll
The fighting 10th : a South Australian centenary souvenir of the 10th Battalion, A.I.F., 1914-1919 by Cecil Lock and Bert Lovell. Adelaide : Webb & Son, 1936.
Commemorative Roll
Nominal Roll
Service Record
10th Battalion Unit History
N.T. Place Names Register : Chapman Court
Commonwealth War Graves - Basra Memorial - Charles George Chapman
Unit War Diary
metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.subject.*: ANZAC
Australia. Army. Australian and New Zealand Army Corps -- History
World War, 1914-1918 -- Northern Territory
Appears in Collections:Fallen ANZACs

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