Chapman had been the Headmaster of Aldershot County Secondary School from 1912 and its successors,
the County High School and Farnborough Grammar, until 1939. He subsequently became a curate in
Leatherhead and vicar of Wyke and Normandy (near Aldershot). He died following surgery in The Royal
Surrey County Hospital on 2nd March 1948 aged 66. See
Page 30 of the anniversary booklet.