Chapple, Reginald Arthur

Farmer who enlisted as a private in the 18th Reinforcements, 2nd Divisional Artillery Column and served in Suezl, Egypt before going to France in March 1918. He was wounded in action in August 1918 and admitted to hospital. After Armistice Day, he assisted the head gardener at Longford Castle in Salisbury, England who reported 'Chapple was attentive to his work and proved himself to be a keen and enthusiastic student of English farming methods'. He sailed to the United States of America for 'agricultural purposes' and after six months returned to Sydney via Canada.

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Born
Stockton, New South Wales
1893
Departed Sydney
HMAT Star of England
05 Nov 1917
Arrived Sydney
SS Niagara
11 Oct 1920
Died
Woy Woy, New South Wales
09 Sep 1979
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17 Apr 1917 - 25 Nov 1920
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