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Charles Chapell

In memory of:

Sergeant Charles Chapell

August 9, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

11215

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

4th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

May 3, 1896
Faversham, Kent, United Kingdom

Son of Emma Chapell, of Toronto, 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:
Grave Reference:

II. A. 23.

Location:

Bouchoir is a village in the Department of the Somme on the straight main road from Amiens to Roye. The BOUCHOIR NEW BRITISH CEMETERY is on the north-east side of the road nearly 2 kilometres south-east of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram August 1918. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Charles Chapell– Charles Walter Chapell was the third child of John Chapell and Emma Lillie. He was never married but left behind five siblings.  His oldest brother William was also killed in World War 1.
  • 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 467 of 958.
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy Wilf Schofield, England

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