George is remembered on the Town Hall memorial ,

& Ipswich Police station Memorial (Town Hal)

Born: 1886, Wetheringsett cum Brockford, Suffolk.

Died: 4th December 1916; age: 30; at 18th General Hospital, Camiers.

Residence: Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Rank: Gunner; Service Number: 14968.

Regiment: Royal Field Artillery, (West Riding), 49th Division Ammunition Column.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Etaples Military Cemetery,

Pas de Calais,





1891   Pitman’s Corner, Wetheringsett cum Brockford, Suffolk.


Herbert Lewis Chapman, 36, a Vermin Destroyer, born Wetheringsett cum Brockford.

Frances Sarah Chapman (nee Durrant), 28, born Wetheringsett cum Brockford.

Emily A. Chapman, 9, born Wetheringsett cum Brockford.

Harry Chapman, 7, born Wetheringsett cum Brockford.

James Chapman, 7 months, Wetheringsett cum Brockford.


1901   Pitman’s Corner, Wetheringsett cum Brockford, Suffolk.


George was 15 years old and living with his parents, siblings & cousin.

Herbert, 47, an Agricultural Labourer.

Frances, 38.

Emily, 19.

James, 10.

Annie Chapman, 8, born Wetheringsett cum Brockford.

Clara Chapman, 4, born Wetheringsett cum Brockford.

Stanley Durrant, 6, born Wetheringsett cum Brockford.


1911   30, Surbiton Road, Ipswich.


George was 25 years old, a Police Constable – Ipswich Borough. He was a boarder at the home of 24 year old, Police Constable, Arthur William Clements & his family.


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