Harry Percy Templeton Chapman

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Chapman, Lieutenant Harry Percy Templeton

29th Battalion, formerly Army Veterinary Corps 1st Veterinary Section Arthur Street, Punchbowl.

Agricultural Department dairy instructor Born 1879 at Greta, son of Thomas Henry A. and Sarah E.



Elizabeth Murray 1901 Enlisted at Holsworthy 26/11/1914, aged 35. Married.


Next of kin, wife, Elizabeth Chapman, Arthur Street, Punchbowl. [Enlisted with the rank of Private].

Embarked from Sydney 19/12/1914 per HMAT A31 Ajana.

Casualty list SMH 9/7/1918 Injured Returned to Australia 15/9/1918.

Australian War Memorial record available at: https://www.awm.gov.au/people/rolls/R1798111/ [accessed 16/09/2016]

Special acknowledgement

The primary source of the information on this page is copied from the prize winning publication Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. This book is the culmination of 12 years (1988-2000) research by a team of volunteers from the Canterbury and District Historical Society led by Dr Lesley Muir. Without this team's effort and dedication and the Society's willingness and support, this information would not be available today.


An uneditable version of the book Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe is in the eBook section of this wiki. In the main section, there is an alphabetical list of the 1,911 individuals recorded in the book - the list is titled Canterbury's Boys List. Every name is linked to an editable version of the individual’s biography copied from the Canterbury’s Boys book. These editable biographical files have been created to provide the space for descendants, historians, researchers, etc to add information, photographs, newspaper articles, memories, etc. they have discovered so it is available for this and future generations.


Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. Edited by Lesley Muir. Campsie, N.S.W. : Canterbury and District Historical Society, 2002