Edwin Chapman

RBS remembers 1914-1918



Edwin Chapman

Bank: National Provincial Bank of England

Place of work: Wetherby branch

Died: 5 August 1917

Edwin Chapman was born on 1 June 1893, the son of Henry and Annie Chapman.

Chapman had a relative who worked for National Provincial Bank of England, and in 1909 Chapman himself went to work for the bank as apprentice at its Stokesley branch. After the completion of his three-year apprenticeship, he spent time working as a clerk at Middlesbrough, Guisborough and Wetherby branches.

During the First World War Chapman joined the army, serving as a Gunner in the Royal Field Artillery. He died in Belgium on 5 August 1917. He was 24 years old.

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