Percy George (Chapo) CHAPMAN

CHAPMAN , Percy George

Service Number: 2640
Enlisted: 14 August 1915, Maitland, New South Wales
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: Australian Flying Corps (AFC)
Born: Maitland, New South Wales, 19 July 1900
Home Town: Maitland, Maitland Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Maitland State School
Occupation: Butcher
Died: Natural causes, Marrickville, New South Wales, 30 July 1973, aged 73 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Telarah Homeville Roll of Honor
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World War 1 Service

14 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2640, Maitland, New South Wales
2 May 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2640, 7th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
2 May 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2640, 7th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Hororata, Sydney
19 May 1917: Transferred Second Class Air Mechanic, Australian Flying Corps (AFC)
5 Jun 1919: Discharged Corporal, SN 2640, Australian Flying Corps (AFC)

Percy George Chapman

Percy George Chapman fight with guts and honor in the lighthorse charge and was injured he then joined the Australian flying corp which were whipped out by the Germans percy was one of two survivors.
He was to go home but wouldn't leave mate's behind so he joined the camel corp fighting for 2more years
4yrs at war and 3 different campaign,s should have been decorated but never was .
Survival and guts.

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