The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Lance Corporal L A Chapman


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Lance Corporal Leonard Arthur CHAPMAN, G/3931, 8th  Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment,  killed in action,  Flanders France, 1st September 1916, age 18.

Born Enfield, Middlesex, son of Thomas and Emma Chapman, of 2, Hale Road, Tottenham, London.

16th December 1897, St Mark, Enfielfd, Middlesex, baptism of Leoanrd Arthur Chapman, son of Thomas and Emma Chapman.


1911 Census - 2, Hale Road, Tottenham, London - Thomas Chapman, head, age 46, married, builder, born Kinston, Cambridgeshire; Emma Chapman, wife, age 44, married 21 years, 10 children, all still alive, born Fordham, Cambridgeshire; William Chapman, son, age 20, single, house painter, born Enfield, Highway; George Chapman, son, age 19, single, paper changer, born Bush Hill Park; Dorothy Chapman, daughter, age 15, single, born Bush Hill Park; Leonard Chapman, son, age 13, school, born Bush Hill Park;  Elsie Chapman, daughter, age 11, school, born Bush Hill Park; Majorie Chapman, daughter, age 9, born Bush Hill Park; Sidney Chapman, son, age 7, born Bush Hill Park; Benjamin Chapman, son, age 6, born Bush Hill Park; Gladys Chapman, daughter, age 4, born Tottenham.


Enlisted Tottenham, Middlesex.  Resided Tottenham, Middlesex.

Commemorated at Thiepval Memorial, Pier & Face 11C, Somme, France.


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