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George Merson Chapman

In memory of:

Private George Merson Chapman

September 14, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

103230

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Pioneers

Division:

67th Canadian Pioneer Battalion.

Additional Information


Born:

February 7, 1894
Nelson, British Columbia

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Chapman, of Victoria, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 66 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. F. 216.

Location:

Bailleul is a large town in France, near the Belgian border, 14.5 kilometres south-west of Ieper and on the main road from St. Omer to Lille. The Communal Cemetery is on the eastern outskirts of the town. From the Grand Place, take the Ieper road and 400 metres along this road is a sign indicating the direction of the cemetery. Turn down the right into a small road and follow for approximately 400 metres. The cemetery is on the right and the BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION is at the bottom end.

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 549 of 958.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Daily Colonist of September 27, 1916. Image taken from web address of https://archive.org/details/dailycolonist58y249uvic/page/n11/mode/1up?view=theater
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Daily Colonist of November 30, 1916. Image taken from web address of https://archive.org/details/dailycolonist58y304uvic/mode/1up?view=theater
  • Photo of GEORGE MERSON CHAPMAN– From the Daily Colonist of December 2, 1916. Image taken from web address of https://archive.org/details/dailycolonist58y306uvic/mode/1up?view=theater
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker at Bailleul Communal Cemetery, France for Private George Merson Chapman.
Image taken by Tom Tulloch 13 July 2014.

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