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Soldier profiles

Name : CHAPPELL, SYDNEY
Service Number : VX19027
Date of Birth : 18/10/1908
Place of Birth : FOSTER, VIC
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment : LABOURER
Date of Enlistment : 29/05/1940
Locality on Enlistment : DANDENONG, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : CHAPPELL, DORIS
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : PRIVATE
Service : ARMY
Final Posting : 2/2 PIONEER BATTALION
Position / Platoon / Company (as 2/2 Pioneer) (date / details) : D COMPANY (SYRIA)
Unit Transfers / Promotions (date / details) :
Theatres of War : SYRIA
Actions : BALATE RIDGE (SYRIA)
Wounded (date / details) :
Discharged : N/A
Date Died : 27/06/1941
Age at Death : 32
Community Roll of Honour : DANDENONG (VIC)
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : DAMASCUS COMMONWEALTH WAR CEMETERY, SYRIA. P. 28. / AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL COMMEMORATIVE AREA PANEL 72
K.I.A. (date / details) : 27/06/1941 / BALATE RIDGE (SYRIA)
D.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
M.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. (location/s) : NO
Died P.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. Camps (details) : N/A
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : N/A
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial Death Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6212685 [NOT EXAMINED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial

Background : Son of George Ralph and Mary May Chappell; husband of Doris Rose Chappell, of Dandenong, Victoria, Australia.