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Nathan Lewis Chipman Regiment: Canadian Infantry Battalion: 85th Battalion Rank: Lieutenant Regimental Number: 222661 Place of Birth: Yarmouth, Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia Date of Birth: February 6, 1887 (February 1897) Date of Enlistment: October 19, 1915 Place of Enlistment: Halifax, Nova Scotia Age at Enlistment: 18 (”Apparent Age” attestation paper) (Height: 5 Feet 6 Inches) Trade Student Marital Status: Single Next of Kin: Lewis Chipman (Father) Yarmouth N.S. Nathan Chipman was the son of Lewis and Maggie L. Chipman, of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. B.A. Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Date of Death: June 16, 1917 Cause of Death: Killed in Action Age at Death: 20 Cemetery: Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez, Pas de Calais, France; (Plot: XXVIII. A. 27.) Commemorated on Page 215 of the First World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on May 15 Listed on the Nominal Roll of the 219th Battalion Sources: Library and Archives Canada (Attestation Paper) Commonwealth War Grave Commission Canadian Great War Project Veterans Affairs Canada Census Records 1911 “A Monument Speaks” A Thurston 1989 (pp 86-87)
Nathan Lewis Chipman
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Grave Marker – Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery Souchez, France. (J. Stephens 2010)