Arthur Mervyn Chasling Herps1

M, #794, b. 1896, d. 13 May 1978
FatherThomas James Herps1 b. 1 Oct 1847, d. 11 Apr 1927
MotherClara Jane Chaseling1 d. 23 Jun 1928
Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of Timothy George Sheens
Last Edited27 Mar 2011
Birth*1896 Wisemans Ferry District, NSW1,2 
Enlisted*11 June 1917 NSW;
Arthur Mervyn Chasling Herps
Regimental number: 3663
Religion: Methodist
Occupation: Orchardist
Address: Lower Portland, Hawkesbury River, New South Wales
Marital status: Single
Age at embarkation: 21
Next of kin: Father, Thomas James Herps, Lower Portland, Hawkesbury River, New South Wales
Enlistment date: 11 June 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll: 12 May 1917
Rank on enlistment: Private
Unit name: 7th Light Horse Regiment, 33rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number: 10/12/5
Embarkation details: Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Canberra on 16 November 1917
Rank from Nominal Roll: Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll: 7th Light Horse Regiment
Fate: Returned to Australia 28 June 19191 
Death of Father11 April 1927 Lower Portland, NSW;
HERPS.—April 11, 1927, at his residence, Lower Portland, Thomas James Herps, dearly loved husband of Clara Jane Herps. and father of Minnie, Mary, Lily, Dorothy, Lisle, Arthur, and Clara, aged 73 years.
Interred at West Portland Cemetery, To-day, at 2 p.m.    ;Principal=Thomas James Herps3 
Death of Mother23 June 1928 Lower Portland, NSW;
HERPS.—June 24, 1928, at her residence, Lower Portland, Clara Jane, relict of the late Thomas James Herps, and beloved mother of Minnie, Mary, Lillie, Dorothy, Clara, Lisle, and Arthur, aged 68 years.;Principal=Clara Jane Chaseling4 
Death*13 May 1978 NSW;
Arthur Mervyn Chaseling Herps, late of Richmond5 


  1. [S303] The AIF Project, online
  2. [S13] NSW Birth Index, 27166/1896 Arthur M C Herps.
  3. [S192] The Sydney Morning Herald, Wednesday, April 13, 1927.
  4. [S192] The Sydney Morning Herald, Monday, June 25, 1928.
  5. [S7] Ryerson Index of Death Notices.