Reginald Walter Chappell

Name

Reginald Walter Chappell
08 Jun 1891

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

25/12/1916
25

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Lance Sergeant
RMA/12324
Royal Marine Artillery
H.Q. Eastney

Awards

1914 /15 Star, British War and Victory medals

Cemetery/Memorial

KNEBWORTH (ST. MARTIN) CHURCHYARD
United Kingdom

Headstone

>None

UK Memorials

Knebworth Village Memorial, Knebworth (old)
St. Martin’s Church Memorial, Knebworth (New)
St. Martin’s Church Roll of Honour, Knebworth (New)
St. Martin’s Church Framed Memorial, Knebworth (New)
Not on the Little Munden memorials

Pre War

Reginald was born in Haultwich near Little Munden the son of Henry & Mary Chappell. The family later lived at "Glencoe," 29 Pondcroft Road in Knebworth.

Enlisted in the Royal Marine Artillery on the 10/08/1908 at the age of 17. Served continuously with the RMA until his death. 

Wartime Service

He was wounded at Ypres on the 22nd May 1915 and died from complications to his wounds at Haslar Naval Hospital, Portsmouth and is buried in St.Martin’s churchyard, Knebworth.

Acknowledgments

Paul Johnson