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Name:
Thomas Chapman
Casualty No.:
Initials:
T
Service No.:
250585
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Barnard Castle
Age at Death:
23
Ranks:
Private
Unit:
1/6th Battalion Durham Light Infantry
Teesdale Township:
Place Enlisted:
Home Address:
Civilian Employment:
Flax mill worker
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Date of Death:
Place of Death:
Battles & Campaigns:
UK Commemorated:
Overseas Commemorated:
Arras Memorial
Buried:
Decoration and Medals:
Service :
Army
Service Records:
Family Details:

Son of Anthony and Mary Chapman of Fryer's Yard. 

Thomas was married to Rose Bainbridge of Startforth, together they had one child. 

Notes:

Thomas had been a labourer at the flax mill before enlisting. In March 1917 it was reported in the Teesdale Mercury that he had been hospitalised with trench fever.

When reported having been killed , Thomas was serving with a Lewis Gun section and went missing at the same time as Pt. William Waine. He was the youngest of three brothers serving in France at the time.

Teesdale Mercury-07/03/1917: Local and other notes: Ailing of trench fever

Teesdale Mercury-02/05/1917: Local and other notes: Missing

Teesdale Mercury-23/05/1917: Local and other notes: Missing

Teesdale Mercury-30/05/1917: Local and other notes: Missing

Teesdale Mercury-01/08/1917: Roll of Honour Notice

 

 

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Sources:
Last Name: www.newmp.org.uk; Initials: www.newmp.org.uk; Local Memorials: www.newmp.org.uk; Teesdale Townships: Teesdale Poor Law Union 1914; Service: St Mary's Data; Ranks: St Mary's Data; Service Number: St Mary's Data; Unit: St Mary's Data; Date of Birth: St Mary's Data; Place of Birth: St Mary's Data; Civilian Employment: St Mary's Data; Cause of Death: St Mary's Data; Date of Death: St Mary's Data; Overseas Commemorated: St Mary's Data;