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Louis Hillyard Chapman

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Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1917 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Louis Hillyard AWMM
  • Surname
    Chapman AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 12977 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    15 December 1881 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    T.H. Chapman (father), White Street, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 6 May 1916 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12977 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Railways Employee/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • 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
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 11" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      161 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Timothy Hillyard Chapman and Agnes Chapman, of 3, White St., Wanganui East, New Zealand

    War service: Egypt, Western Front

    Embarked Wellington, 6 May 1916; disembarked Egypt, 22 June 1916; embarked Alexandria, 26 July 1916; disembarked Southampton, England, 7 August 1916.

    Appointed Temporary Corporal, 16 August 1916.

    Proceeded overseas to France from Sling Camp, 14 September 1916; joined B Company, 1st Bn, NZ Rifle Brigade, 1 October 1916.

    Relinquished rank of Temporary Corporal, 1 October 1916.

    Admitted to NZ Divisional Rest Station, 18 October 1916; rejoined unit, 26 October 1916.

    Admitted to No 3 NZ Field Ambulance, 10 January 1917, and transferred same day to No 1 Australian Casualty Clearing Station; transferred to No 13 Stationary Hospital, 17 January 1917; to No 1 Convalescent Depot, 6 February 1917; marched into Base Depot, 4 February 1917. Admitted to No 24 General Hospital, 27 February 1917 (bronchitis); transferred to England, 16 March 1917, and admitted same day to No 2 NZ General Hospital, Walton-on-Thames; transferred to NZ Convalescent Hospital, Hornchurch, 12 April 1917; discharged to NZ Command Depot, Codford, 1 May 1917.


    Found guilty, 13 September 1917, of being absent without leave, 10 pm, 7 September, to 10.15 pm, 13 September 1917: confined to barracks for 7 days, forfeited 14 days' pay, and loss of pay for 6 days.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 14 September 1917; rejoined Bn, 8 October 1917.
    Killed in action, Belgium, 12 October 1917.

    Parents: Timothy Hillyard Chapman and Agnes Chapman, 3 White Street, Wanganui East AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    12 October 1917 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Passchendaele New British Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM VII. B. 7 AWMM
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  • Remembering with pride & honor, on the 100th anniversary of his death, our Great Uncle Louis Chapman, brother of our grandmother Hazel (nee Chapman) Litchfield. We will never forget.
    Public - Lorna - Other relative - 11 October 2017

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