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Philip Hayne Chapman

In memory of:

Sergeant Philip Hayne Chapman

May 13, 1942
High River, Alberta

Military Service


Service Number:

R/92341

Age:

23

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

5th EFTS (RCAF)

Citation(s):

War Medal 1939-1945, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal.

Additional Information


Born:

October 29, 1918
Kelowna, British Columbia

Enlistment:

February 25, 1941
Vancouver, British Columbia

Son of David Addington Chapman and Jessie Maud Haynes of Kelowna, British Columbia. Husband of Eldith Marian Leslie Cranswell of Vancouver. Father of Philipia H. Chapman.

Brother of a Royal Canadian Air Force wireless radio operator and gunner and a sister, Joyce Chapman, Canadian Army Sister Nurse. They survived the war.

He was a trooper with the British Columbia Dragoons, B Squadron, Kelowna, British Columbia, from July 17, 1940 to February 24, 1941.

He served only in Canada and died accidentally.

Commemorated on Page 64 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

KELOWNA CEMETERY
British Columbia, Canada

Grave Reference:

Lot 54. Row 44.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Grave Marker– This picture was taken in November, 2007. This was erected in Kelowna Memorial Cemetery in memory of Sgt. Chapman.

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