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Service No: 15071
Regiment/Service: Essex Regiment – “A” Company. 1 11th Battalion
Died: 29/09/1915 – Died of wounds – aged 23
Cemetery: Lapugnoy Military Cemetery – Grave: I. D 49A.
Memorial Inscription: ‘O true brave heart, God bless thee.’
War Office Information: Son of Isaac and Sarah Elizabeth Chapman, of Church Gate, Geddington, Kettering, Northants.
Parents: Isaac and Sarah Chapman
Born: 1892 in Newton (Q2 1892, Kettering, Vol. 3b; Page 205)
Baptised: 29 May 1892, Newton (Ref: FHL Film No. 6128172; ID 21)
Census 1901: West Street, Geddington (2 doors from Church Hill)
Isaac Chapman (father); Aged 47; grocer & beer retailer; b. Newton
Sarah Chapman (mother); Aged 45; home & business duties; b. Rushton
Francis L Chapman (brother); Aged 11; b. Newton
Bertram J Chapman; Aged 9; b. Newton
Source Citation: Class: RG13; Piece: 1446; Folio: 120; Page: 7.
Census 1911: Wood Street, Geddington
Isaac Chapman (father); Aged 55; grocer & general dealer – married 22 years
Sarah Elizabeth Chapman (mother); Aged 53; home duties & assisting in business – 2 living children
Francis Levi Chapman (brother); Aged 21; cabinet maker
Bertram Isaac Chapman; Aged 19; trailers cutter
Source Citation: Class: RG14; Piece: 8565; Schedule Number: 89.
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