Lt William Frederick Chapman 3/Essex att 7/West Kent

1898 Apr 5. . Born West Ham. Essex (this reg district includes Woodford)

1901 census at Claybury Asylum Cottages, Ilford, Barkingside

1911 census at London County Lunatic Asylum, where his father was employed as a fireman

1917 Jun 27. The undermentioned, from Officers Cadet Units, to be 2nd Lts. : — Essex Regt - William Frederick Chapman

1918 Dec 27.The undermentioned 2nd Lts. to be Lts.: — 3rd Essex E.—W. F. Chapman.

1920 Jun 26. 3rd Essex R. — Lt. W. F. Chapman, relinquishes his commn., and retains the rank of Lt.

1920 Jul 9 Joins RIC as Black & Tan Constable. He appears to have been promoted to a Barrack Defence Officer

1920 Aug 5. Joined ADRIC with service no 150 and posted A Coy,

1920 Dec 8. Promoted Section Leader.

1921 Mar 2 Promoted DI3

1921 Mar 4. Posted to HQ. He was a 3DI and Staff Officer at Cork Barracks

1922 Jan 14. Discharged at demobilisation of ADRIC

1939 Census . Living with wife Blodwen at 10 Riverholme Drive , Epsom and Ewell M.B., Surrey, A Male Nurse at CCC Hospital

1950 Jan/Mar Died West Ham age 52