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Donald Hugh John Chapman

In memory of:

Flying Officer Donald Hugh John Chapman

February 13, 1943
Calgary, Alberta

Military Service


Service Number:

J/9361

Age:

24

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

3rd SFTS (RCAF)

Additional Information


Born:

July 28, 1918
Edmonton, Alberta

Son of Cecil Hugh Chapman and Muriel Huntingdon Simpson, of Edmonton, Alberta.

Was a cadet in the army from 1930 to 1934 and a reservist with the 2nd Battalion, 49th Edmonton Regiment – ??NPAM – service number 735 replaced by 536644, in Edmonton, Alberta, from August 14, 1940 to April 20, 1941.

Served only in Canada for 641 days. He was accidentally killed in a mid-air collision.

Commemorated on Page 145 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

EDMONTON CEMETERY
Alberta, Canada

Grave Reference:

Block 143. Sub. Div. K. Grave 2.

Location:

The cemetery was formerly known as "Edmonton Protestant Cemetery" and contains graves of both world wars. There is also a Cross of Sacrifice, erected after the 1914-1918 War. There are now 80, 1914-1918 and over 50, 1939-1945 War casualties commemorated in this site.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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