CHARLES FREDERICK CHAPMAN

 

 

Born: 1882, Ipswich.

Died: 27th March 1915; age 32; Died of Wounds – Rawalpindi British Hospital, Wimereux.

The Rawalpindi British Hospital had been two hotels – Hotel Continental & the Hotel de la Plage.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

 

Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 72.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star.

 

Grave Reference:

I.E.18.

Wimereux Communal Cemetery,

Pas de Calais,

France.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   29, Chalon Street, Ipswich.

 

Charles was 8 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Benjamin Frederick Chapman, 32, a Cabinet Maker – own account, born Ipswich.

Laura Elizabeth Chapman (nee Barton), 31, born Ipswich.

Laura Chapman, 6, born Ipswich.

Ethel Violet Chapman, 4, born Ipswich.

Alexander Harold Chapman, 2, born Ipswich.

 

1901   43, Gyppeswick Terrace, Tanners Lane, Ipswich.

 

Charles was 18 years old, a Carpenter. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Benjamin, 42, a Carpenter.

Laura, 41.

Laura, 15, worked at a Boot Factory.

Ethel, 14.

Alexander, 12.

Mary Helena Chapman, 9, born Ipswich.

Dorothy Annie Chapman, 5, born Ipswich.

Gertrude Minnie Chapman, 2, born Ipswich.

 

1911   43, Tanners Lane, Ipswich.

 

Charles was 28 years old, a Cabinet Maker. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Benjamin, 54, a Cabinet Maker – own account.

Laura, 51.

Laura, 26, a Nurse – Domestic.

Ethel, 24.

Alexander, 22, a Cabinet Maker.

Dorothy, 15, a Dress Maker.

Gertrude, 12.

Edith Kathleen Chapman, 10, born Ipswich.

Bessie Priscilla Chapman, 7, born Ipswich.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Benjamin Frederick Chapman – father.

 

Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion:

http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/the-british-infantry-regiments-of-1914-1918/suffolk-regiment/

http://www.suffolkregiment.org/Menu.html

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