George CHAPMAN

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CHAPMAN, George

Service Number: 1528
Enlisted: 24 November 1914, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 8th Infantry Battalion
Born: Ascot Vale, Victoria, Australia, 1890
Home Town: Footscray, Maribyrnong, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Groom
Died: Died of wounds - head, At sea on board HS Rewa, 1 August 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave, buries at sea Panel 30
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

24 Nov 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1528, 8th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
19 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1528, 8th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
19 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1528, 8th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Runic, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Birth rregistration number 29423 has his birth names of George Thomas Henry Chapman and registered in 1888 but possibly a misprint

Son of George Chapman and Margaret Chapman nee Burke of 49 Paisley Street, Footscray, Victoria later of 20 Hotham Street, Seddon, Victoria

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