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William Percy Chapman

In memory of:

Private William Percy Chapman

April 9, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

715631

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Nova Scotia Regiment)

Division:

25th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

August 10, 1896
Springhill Mines, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

January 14, 1916
Truro, Nova Scotia

Son of George and Annie Chapman, of Springhill Mines, Cumberland Co., Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 215 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

THELUS MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. A. 8.

Location:

Thelus is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, west of the N17 Arras-Lens main road and 6.5 kilometres north of Arras. Thelus Military Cemetery is approximately 300 metres west of the N17, located in the open country, about 50 metres north of Thelus village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • 106th Overseas Battalion Nova Scotia Rifles– In Memory of those who served in the 106th Overseas Battalion Nova Scotia Rifles.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of William Percy Chapman– In Memory of those who served in the 106th Overseas Battalion Nova Scotia Rifles.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– The grave marker at the Thelus Military Cemetery located at the foot of Vimy Ridge, just outside of Thelus, France. May he rest in peace. (J. Stephens 2010)
  • Thelus Military Cemetery– The Thelus Military Cemetery located at the foot of Vimy Ridge, just outside of Thelus, France. May they rest in peace. (J. Stephens)

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