Established 1894

The Wallaby Club .Inc

Biographical entry Chapman, W.D. ( - 1956)

diplomat, engineer and public servant


Brigadier W. Chapman joined the Wallaby Club in 1949 and maintained his membership until his death in 1956. He was an engineer, a Commissioner of the State Electricity Commission of Victoria, and Director of the Civil Engineering Department of Transport [Federal?]. He served in both World War I and World War II and was the Consul for Greece in Melbourne.



1949 - 1956
Membership - Wallaby Club

Sources used to compile this entry: Attwood, Harold (ed.), The Centenary History of the Wallaby Club, Landscape Publications, Mont Albert, 1993. List of members page 132, additional references pages 72.

Prepared by: Gavan McCarthy

A Private Club

The Wallaby Club is a Melbourne-based walking club established in 1894 with a strong bias towards good fellowship, talking and an appreciation of both the natural and built environments. Membership is strictly limited and is by invitation only.

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