Edward Bartholemew CHAPMAN

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CHAPMAN, Edward Bartholemew

Service Number: QX17391
Enlisted: 29 July 1940, Kelvin Grove, Queensland
Last Rank: Sapper
Last Unit: 2nd/11th Field Company
Born: Brisbane, Queensland, 26 December 1906
Home Town: Monto, North Burnett, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Died of Illness (POW of Japan), Ambon, 10 May 1944, aged 37 years
Cemetery: Ambon War Cemetery, Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia
Grave reference 24 D 8
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Monto War Memorial, Shire of Monto War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

29 Jul 1940: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN QX17391, Kelvin Grove, Queensland
30 Jul 1940: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN QX17391
10 May 1944: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Sapper, SN QX17391, 2nd/11th Field Company , Prisoners of War

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Biography

Edward Bartholemew CHAPMAN was born on 26th December, 1906 in Brisbane, Queensland

His parents were Arthur Ebenezer CHAPMAN and Marion Frances CROWTHER

Edward married Gladys Evelyn Matilda EULER on 22nd Febuary, 1938  - he was a Sapper with the 2/11 Field Company, Royla Australian Engineers & enlisted in Kelvin Grove, Queensland on 29th July, 1940

He was a prisoner of war & died on 10th May, 1944 & buried in Ambon War Cemetery - he is also commemorated on the WW2 Prisoner of War Memorial in Ballarat, Victoria and on the Roll of Honour in Ambon Cemetery & in Monto, Queensland

 

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