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SAPPER SILAS GEORGE CHAPMAN,
179th Tunnelling Company, Royal Engineers
Died 28th March 1917 aged 34
Mr Chapman was killed in France when two enemy shells burst in the company’s billets where the men had assembled for a pay parade. A family man, he left a wife, Phoebe Clara, and two young children. Their home was 59 Addison Way. His grave is at Faubourg D’Amiens Cemetery Arras (a Lutyens Cemetery) where he is remembered, as he is at the Free Church and also at Billericay, Essex.
Sapper Silas George Chapman
Phoebe with children, Will & Daisy in 1934 at 59 Addison Way
Faubourg D'amiens Cemetery, Arras Pas de Calais, France