Fred Chapman (1897-1917)

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Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

CHAPMAN, FRED. Private. No 202261. 'A' Company 2/4th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment. Born Holywell, North Wales, 31.3.1897. Son of Mr and Mrs Fred Chapman, 'Glan-y-Morfa', 63 Luck Lane, Marsh, Huddersfield. Educated at Paddock Council School. Employed as a cloth finisher by Messrs Liddell and Brierley Limited, Stanley Mills, Marsh. Was a member of the Young Men's Class at Gledholt Wesleyan Church where he was assistant organist. Enlisted 11.11.1915. Embarked for France February, 1917. Wounded, 18.4.1917, near Hesbecourt and died of wounds, 19.4.1917, aged 20 years. Buried PERONNE COMMUNAL CEMETERY AND EXTENSION. Grave location:- Plot 1, Row B, Grave 11
ROH:- Gledholt Wesleyan Church; All Saints Church, Paddock

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