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Forename(s): William Raymond
Place of Birth: Grassington, Yorkshire
Service No: 121066
Regiment / Corps / Service: Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment)
Battalion / Unit: 'B' Coy 53rd (Young Soldier) Battalion
Date of Death: 1919-02-23
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: In New ground.
CWGC Cemetery: LINTON-IN-CRAVEN (ST. MICHAEL) CHURCHYARD
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: GRASSINGTON, YORKSHIRE
Local War Memorial: LINTON-IN-CRAVEN, YORKSHIRE
William Raymond Chapman (born 19 May 1900) was the son of John and Jane Ann Chapman, née Watson. John was born at Grassington, Yorkshire and Jane at Sockburn, Co. Durham.
1901 Grassington, Yorkshire Census: Main Street - William R. Chapman, aged 10 months, born Grassington, son of John and Jane A. Chapman.
1911 Grassington, Yorkshire Census: William Raymond Chapman, aged 10 years, born Grassington, son of John and Jane Ann Chapman.
The British Army Service Record for William Raymond Chapman exists but may be incomplete.
A short biography of William is included in: ‘Swaledale & Wharfedale Remembered - Aspects of Dales’ life through peace and war’ by Keith Taylor (2006).
See also: ‘Silva Gars’ by John Crowther (1930).
Data Source: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
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Private William Raymond CHAPMAN
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment)
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