Percival Douglas CHAPMAN

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CHAPMAN, Percival Douglas

Service Number: 5059
Enlisted: 18 November 1915, Toowoomba, Queensland
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 47th Infantry Battalion
Born: Hampshire, England, 25 February 1894
Home Town: Toowoomba, Toowoomba, Queensland
Schooling: St Mary's School, Warsash, England
Occupation: Gardener
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 7 June 1917, aged 23 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)*, Toowoomba HR1
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World War 1 Service

18 Nov 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 5059, Toowoomba, Queensland
31 Mar 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 5059, 15th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
31 Mar 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 5059, 15th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Star of Victoria, Sydney
10 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 5059, 47th Infantry Battalion, Pozières
11 Aug 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 47th Infantry Battalion
7 Jun 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 5059, 47th Infantry Battalion, Messines

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Biography

Served in the Hampshire Territorial Regiment, British Army.

Service Record (pg3 ) indicates he was buried 750 yards E of Messines