Rodney Stewart CHAPMAN

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CHAPMAN, Rodney Stewart

Service Number: 4721369
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (2 RAR)
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, 3 October 1948
Home Town: Glenelg, Holdfast Bay, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Illness, South Vietnam, South Vietnam, Vietnam, 28 April 1971, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Centennial Park Cemetery, South Australia
Derrick Gardens Path 20 Site 42B, Centennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Memorials: Adelaide Pathway of Honour - 2nd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment , Adelaide South East Asian Conflicts Memorial, Adelaide Vietnam War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Grafton Clarence Valley Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Hilton Australia's National Servicemen Memorial, Kallangur Vietnam Veterans' Place, Pooraka War Memorial, Port Pirie Vietnam Veterans Honour Wall
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Vietnam War Service

1 Jul 1962: Involvement Private, SN 4721369
20 Aug 1970: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Private, SN 4721369, 1st Australian Reinforcement Unit, Vietnam
20 Aug 1970: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Private
18 Sep 1970: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Private, SN 4721369, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (2 RAR)
18 Sep 1970: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Private
Date unknown: Involvement

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Biography

Birth: Oct. 3, 1948
Adelaide
South Australia, Australia
Death: Apr. 28, 1971
Ba Ria-Vung Tau, Vietnam

4721369 Private Rodney Stewart Chapman, 2nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, Age 22 from Glenelg SA. Chapman completed a unit drivers course and was employed as a driver when he died of an Illness at 1st Field Hospital, Vung Tau, 28th April 1971

Infomation from Find a Grave Memorial

Name
Chapman , Rodney Stewart
Service Army
Service Number 4721369
Rank Private
Date of Birth 03 10 1948
Place of Birth Adelaide S.A.
Date of Intake 0/1/1970
NS Training 2 RTB
Follow Up Training 2 RAR Royal Australian Infantry Corps
Basic Training Puckapunyal
Next of Kin at time of Service Mr & Mrs Chapman
Operational Service Vietnam
Medals AASM / Vietnam Campaign Medal / ADM / ANSM / South Vietnam Star

Information from Nominal Roll of Nashos

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