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Richard Henry Chapman

In memory of:

Corporal Richard Henry Chapman

September 27, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

174744

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Division:

1st Bn.

Citation(s):

Military Medal, Supplement to the London Gazette dated 24 January 1919.

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information


Born:

December 27, 1895
Birmingham, England

Enlistment:

July 28, 1915
Hamilton, Ontario

Son of Mrs. F. M. Chapman, of Hamilton, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 383 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

VII. A. 27.

Location:

Duisans and Etrun are villages in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, about 9 kilometres west of Arras. The DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY lies in Etrun but takes its name from the nearer village of Duisans. It is one kilometre north of Duisans on the D339 road off the Route nationale N39 (Arras-St Pol), in the angle of the Arras Habarcq road and a track leading to Haute-Avesnes.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  CATCHPOLE TO CHIGNELL. Microform Sequence 19; Volume Number 31829_B016728. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 165. Page 593 of 958.
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy Wilf Schofield, England

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