Wilfred Samuel CHAPLIN


Son of Sam and Mary Chaplin, Lime Tree Cottage, Forward Green Earl Stonham.


Date of Birth: 19 August 1897
Place of Birth: Earl Stonham

Died: 15 July 1916, aged 18
Buried: No known grave listed on Thiepval Memorial among Seventy-two thousand officers and men.

Service details
Enlisted,
Private 201256, 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment.

Died of wounds received while attacking Switch Trench, North of the village of Bazentine-le-Petit, along with two-hundred other casualties of the Battalion. His grave was subsequently lost.

Medals
Victory, and British War Medals.
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