Chapman, Gordon Humphrey – Captain

Eldest son of the Reverend Theodore Charles Chapman, M.A. and Alice Barr Chapman, of 24, Canynge Square, Clifton, Bristol; husband of Helen Lees Chapman, of Victoria Road, Harrogate, Yorkshire. His brothers Perceval and Theodore also fell. Attached as Brigade Major to 28th Brigade, 7th Indian Division.

Personal details

  • Surname: Chapman
  • Forename: Gordon Humphrey
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Not known
  • Place of residence: Not known
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 33
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: March 9th, 1916
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Captain
  • Unit: 53rd Sikhs (Frontier Force).
  • Service number: Not known
  • Regiment: Indian Imperial Forces
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Not known
  • Conflict: WW1

Decorations

  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: M.i.D. (x2)

Memorials

  • CWGC Memorial: Amara War Cemetery, Iraq
  • CWGC reference: XIX. D. 2.

Local newspaper entries

  • Salford Advertiser/Salford Reporter entries: 25/03/16

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