Robert Walter Croston Chapman

Died on 1st January 1918
Constable Chapman was patrolling his beat in Salford, when he was discovered unconscious in the roadway in Bury New Road, near to the Greek Church. He had sustained head injuries which subsequently proved fatal. The exact circumstances of his death have never been established, but an inquest verdict of ‘Accidental death from haemorrhage on the surface of the brain, caused by a fracture of the bone of the nose, caused by a fall’ was returned.
He was 42.

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