8th December 2015 Reggie Robert Chapman was born in Beccles, Suffolk on January 3rd 1899. His father, John Thomas, was a fish dealer from Kings Lynn and his mother Anne Martha was born in Whissensett, Norfolk. In 1911 Reggie lived at 21 Bentley Street and he had one sister Alice aged 6. In 1917 Reggie enlisted in the 3rd Durham Light Infantry. He was 5 ft 8 ins which was above average height. He gave his occupation as a carpenter and joiner. He was posted to France with the British Expeditionary Force and was reported missing in April 1918 .He was taken prisoner during the Battle of Estaires on April 10th 1918 and he was held in Munster camp. He wrote home saying that he was a Prisoner of War in May 1918. He was demobbed September 1919 and in 1922 he married Evelyn Stooke in Bourne who was born in Essendine in 1896. His sister Alice Lilian married George Nelson Riley. Reggie’s cousin, William John King, was living at 21 Bentley Street in 1911 , he was born in 1897.