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Albert Reginald Chaplin (1892–1916)

Albert Chaplin (standing) with his brother Lance Chaplin

Albert Chaplin (standing) with his brother Lance Chaplin

Australian War Memorial, P05371.001

News has been received that Sergeant Albert Reginald Victor Chaplin, of Alberton, previously reported missing, was killed in action on September 4, 1916. Prior to enlistment he was employed at the Walkerville Brewing Company, Southwark, and for some years was engaged with Messrs A. McFarlane & Son, Birkenhead. He was popular in sporting circles, and was a prominent player in the Port Adelaide Football Club. He enlisted in May, 1915, and gained his stripes as corporal, and afterwards as sergeant, in Egypt. He proceeded with the 52nd Battalion to France in June, 1916, and made the supreme sacrifice at Mouquet Farm.

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'Chaplin, Albert Reginald (1892–1916)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/chaplin-albert-reginald-1649/text1757, accessed 25 July 2024.

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