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   10087 1.0 Cecil Chapmanmale
10079 Father: Thomas William Chapman   b. about 1861 at Wilbarston, Northamptonshire
10080 Mother: Mary Ann West   b. about 1863 at Cottingham, Northamptonshire
Birth: about 1897, at DesboroughCensus
Baptism: 12 Feb 1897 at DesboroughIGI
Death: 09 May 1915, Killed in action, at France, age: 19yDied Great War
Memorial: at Le Touret Memorial, Richebourg-l'Avoue, France (ref: Panel 28 to 30) CWGC


Additional information: Army Service ( - 09 May 1919)

Census Details: not at Desborough in 1901



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