Ernest Ralph CHAPMAN

CHAPMAN, Ernest Ralph

Service Number: 3213
Enlisted: 22 September 1914, Enlisted at Melbourne
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 2nd Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Follkestone, England, 1893
Home Town: South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Died of wounds, Ypres, Belgium, 11 August 1917
Cemetery: The Huts Cemetery, ​Dickebusch, Belgium
Plot 11, Row D, Grave 13 Headstone inscription reads: Son sadly missed but never forgotten from Mum, Will, Gran & Uncle, The Huts Cemetery, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

22 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Gunner, 3213, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade , Enlisted at Melbourne
22 Dec 1914: Involvement Gunner, 3213, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade , Third Ypres
22 Dec 1914: Embarked Gunner, 3213, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade , HMAT Borda, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of J.W. Chapman of Ramsgate, Kent, England and Louisa Chapman of Moody's Crossing, Dartford, England. De-facto husband of Kathleen Sullivan

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