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George Martin Chapman

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Portrait of Captain George Martin Chapman. Image sourced from Imperial War Museums' 'Bond of Sacrifice' collection. ©IWM HU 119796
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Martin AWMM
  • Surname
    Chapman AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
  • Gender
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    26 March 1887 AWMM DunedinOtago AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Hon Mr Justice F R Chapman, Wellington AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 11 September 1914 AWMM Surgeon/Civilian AWMM
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  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • From Commonwealth War Graves Commission: "Second son of the Hon. Frederick Revans Chapman, Judge of the Supreme Court of New Zealand, and Clara Jane Chapman, his wife. M.B. (Cambs.), M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P. (Lond.). Educated at Waitaki Boys' High School, Otago University, Caius College, Cambridge, and the London Hospital where he filled successively all the offices of the Junior Medical Staff. Gained his Blue for football and half Blue for boxing at Cambridge. Joined the R.A.M.C. at outbreak of War" AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    13 May 1915 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Potijze Chateau Grounds Cememtery AWMM Plot I. A. 12 AWMM
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  • Obituary
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Memorials

Memorial

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