We remember Henry Higham Chapman

We remember Henry Higham Chapman

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Timeline

1869
sibling Clara Chapman Source:9239770 1869
1871
sibling Emily Chapman Source:9239770 1871
1877
birth Peterborough, Northamptonshire United Kingdom Source:9239805 Source:9239706 1877
1881
location 137 Westwood Street, Peterborough, Northamptonshire United Kingdom parents address Source:9239770 3rd April 1881
1881
dates Age 3 Source:9239770 3rd April 1881
1891
location 5 Priest Gate, Peterborough, Northamptonshire United Kingdom Source:9239777 5th April 1891
1891
employment Tailor's Apprentice Peterborough, Northamptonshire United Kingdom Source:9239777 5th April 1891
1891
dates Age 13 Source:9239777 5th April 1891
1895
service British Army Private 4588 Northamptonshire Regiment 2nd Battalion Source:9239706 22nd March 1895 - 27th February 1898
1895
employment Labourer Peterborough, Northamptonshire United Kingdom Source:9239706 22nd March 1895
1895
enlistment Colchester, Essex United Kingdom Source:9239706 22nd March 1895
1895
dates Age 18 Source:9239706 22nd March 1895
1898
service British Army Private 4588 Northamptonshire Regiment 1st Battalion Source:9239706 28th February 1898 - 2nd March 1902
1902
service British Army Private 4588 Northamptonshire Regiment 2nd Battalion Source:9239706 3rd March 1902 - 25th March 1903
1902
awards Queen's South Africa Medal with clasps Other War Service Award Source:9239706 1902
1903
dates Age 26 Source:9239791 13th July 1903
1903
employment Tramway Conductor Peterborough, Northamptonshire United Kingdom Source:9239791 13th July 1903
1903
location 172 Cromwell Road, Peterborough, Northamptonshire United Kingdom Source:9239791 13th July 1903
1903
marriage Florence Fanny Holmes Source:9239706 13th July 1903
1907
discharge Source:9239706 21st March 1907
1908
children Henry Eric Chapman Source:9239721 25th January 1908
1910
children Alfred Charles Richard Chapman Source:9239721 22nd February 1910
1911
dates Age 33 Source:9239782 2nd April 1911
1911
employment Tramway Motorman Peterborough, Northamptonshire United Kingdom Source:9239782 2nd April 1911
1911
location 104 Dogsthorpe Road, Peterborough, Northamptonshire United Kingdom their own address Source:9239782 2nd April 1911
1912
children Arthur James Chapman Source:9239721 16th November 1912
1914
location 104 Dogsthorpe Road, Peterborough, Northamptonshire United Kingdom their own address Source:9239721 7th December 1914
1914
dates Age 37 Source:9239721 7th December 1914
1914
service British Army Private 16645 Northamptonshire Regiment 3rd Battalion Source:9239721 7th December 1914 - 20th December 1914
1914
employment Tramway Driver Peterborough, Northamptonshire United Kingdom Source:9239721 7th December 1914
1914
service British Army Lance Corporal 16645 Northamptonshire Regiment 3rd Battalion Source:9239721 21st December 1914 - 22nd January 1917
1915
children Florence Mary Chapman Source:9239721 26th July 1915
1917
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9239721 2nd January 1917 - 17th February 1917
1917
service British Army Lance Corporal 16645 Northamptonshire Regiment 6th Battalion Source:9239721 23rd January 1917 - 17th February 1917
1917
missing Initially posted as missing in action on 17 Feb 1917, Henry was confirmed as having been killed in action on 2 March 1917. Source:9239721 17th February 1917
1917
death Killed in Action The 6th Northants took part in a morning assault on German positions near Miraumont, during the course of which Henry was killed. He was initially posted missing, but his body was later recovered. Area of the Somme, north-east of Amiens France Source:7119925 Source:9239744 17th February 1917
burial Regina Trench Cemetery, Grandcourt CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Somme France VIII.B.13 Source:7119925

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Henry Higham
Initials HH
Last Name Chapman
Source 9239681
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
104 Dogsthorpe Road, Peterborough, Northamptonshire United Kingdom their own address known 2nd April 1911
104 Dogsthorpe Road, Peterborough, Northamptonshire United Kingdom their own address known 7th December 1914
137 Westwood Street, Peterborough, Northamptonshire United Kingdom parents address known 3rd April 1881
172 Cromwell Road, Peterborough, Northamptonshire United Kingdom known 13th July 1903
5 Priest Gate, Peterborough, Northamptonshire United Kingdom known 5th April 1891
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 4588 Northamptonshire Regiment 2nd Battalion Private
British Army 4588 Northamptonshire Regiment 1st Battalion Private
British Army 4588 Northamptonshire Regiment 2nd Battalion Private
British Army 16645 Northamptonshire Regiment 6th Battalion Lance Corporal
British Army 16645 Northamptonshire Regiment 3rd Battalion Private
British Army 16645 Northamptonshire Regiment 3rd Battalion Lance Corporal
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Queen's South Africa Medal with clasps Other War Service Award
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Henry Eric Chapman son 25th January 1908
Alfred Charles Richard Chapman son 22nd February 1910
Arthur James Chapman son 16th November 1912
Florence Mary Chapman daughter 26th July 1915
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary Ann Chapman nee Hudson mother
Elijah Chapman father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Clara Chapman sister 1869
Emily Chapman sister 1871
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Florence Fanny Holmes wife 13th July 1903
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1914-12-07 5'6"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1895-03-22 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1

External Evidence

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WWI Service Medal and Award Rolls Barry1338
British Army Service Records 1760-1915 Barry1338
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Barry1338
First World War and Army of Occupation War Diaries Barry1338
1881 Census Barry1338
1891 Census Barry1338
1911 Census Barry1338
Northamptonshire, England, Church of England Marriages, 1754-1912 [ Barry1338
GRO Births Index Barry1338

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