The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment

Private H A Chappell


Private Harry Albert  CHAPPELL, G/20469,  6th  Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, died of wounds, 3 Canadian Stationary Hospital, Flanders France, 28th March 1918, age 19.

Born Stoke Newington, N, son of William Edward and Emily Susan Chappell, of Stoke Newington, London.

20th January 1899, Stoke Newington, St Mary, Hackney, baptism of Harry Albert Chappell, son of William Edward and Emily Susan Chappell.

Enlisted Holborn, London, WC, age 17, height 5ft 6¾ inches, weight 127lbs. Resided 23, Harcombe Road, Stoke Newington, London. Formerly clerk & water meter tester.

Home 24th November 1916 to 28th January 1918; BEF 29th January 1918 to 28th March 1918.

24th November 1916, enlisted; 25th November 1916, to Army Reserve; 19th February 1917, mobilized; 20th February 1917, posted 27th Training Reserve Battalion TR/10/34612; 21st June 1917, transferred & posted 209th Infantry Battalion; 1st December 1917, posted  51st (Grad) Battalion, Middlesex Regiment; 29th January 1918, 41 Infantry Base Depot, Etaples; 31st January 1918, transferred to 6th Battalion, Royal West Kent Regiment.

10th October 1919, Statement of Relatives - Mother, Emily S Chappell, 23, Harcombe Road, Stoke Newington; Sisters - Edith Chappell, age 25, 23, Harcombe Road, Stoke Newington; Grace Chappell, age 18, 23, Harcombe Road, Stoke Newington; Hilda Chappell, age 7, 23, Harcombe Road, Stoke Newington.

Buried at  Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No.1., V.C.36., Somme, France.

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