Louis Hillyard AWMM
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WWI 12977 AWMM
15 December 1881 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
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T.H. Chapman (father), White Street, Wanganui, New Zealand AWMM
Pre 6 May 1916 AWMM Single AWMM
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- Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
- Height, WWI AWMM
5' 11" AWMM
- Weight, WWI AWMM
161 lb AWMM
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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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
- New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
31: 22 AWMM
- NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
- Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
Vol. 1: Includes portrait AWMM
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