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James Hartwell Chapman

In memory of:

Private James Hartwell Chapman

April 12, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

678552

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

58th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

December 1, 1896

Husband of Mrs. Eva Chapman, of 27, Eastdale Avenue, Toronto.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BOIS-CARRE BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

V. A. 18.

Location:

Thelus is a village 7 kilometres north of Arras and BOIS-CARRE BRITISH CEMETERY is about half a mile east of the village on the south side of the D49 road to Bailleul-sire-Berthoult.

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 573 of 958.
  • Biography– From the book, War Memorial of Huron County's Heroes and Heroines that was published in 1919 by the Wingham Advance. Submitted by Operation Picture Me
  • Album Cover– From the book, War Memorial of Huron County's Heroes and Heroines that was published in 1919 by the Wingham Advance. Submitted by Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Original newspaper article.  Several errors were made with Pte. Chapman's name.  The photograph used to accompany this article matches known photographs of Pte. Chapman.
  • Grave Marker– The grave marker at the Bois Carre British Cemetery located on Vimy Ridge at the eastern edge of the town of Thelus, France. The cemetery is about 6 kilometres from Canada's Vimy Memorial. May he rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Bois Carre British Cemetery– The Bois Carre British Cemetery located on Vimy Ridge at the eastern edge of the town of Thelus, France. The cemetery is about 6 kilometres from Canada's Vimy Memorial.(John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Inscription– A clearer view(John & Anne Stephens 2013)

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