Silas George Chapman - WW1

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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


Photograph, WW1-20
Silas George Chapman - WW1
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