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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Wilkinson Chape

In memory of:

Deck Hand John Wilkinson Chape

March 13, 1945

Military Service


Merchant Navy


Canadian Merchant Navy


S.S. Taber Park (Montreal)

Additional Information

John W Chape was signed on as deckhand for legal reasons, but was part of the gun crew. He came from Middlesborough in England, and failed to arrive as best man at his sister’s wedding. He was the son of John Chape and Alvira nee Ayres of Middlesborough.

Commemorated on Page 258 of the Merchant Navy Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

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