CHAPMAN, Wilbur Henry

Target Magdeburg Germany. Plane was a Lancaster DS824 which crashed in the Ijsselmeer [formally Zuiderzee]. Seven crew were lost.

Last Name
CHAPMAN
Given Names
Wilbur Henry
Service Number
417157
Date of Birth
29/05/1917
Birth Location
Peterborough S.A
Enlistment Date
31/01/1942
Enlistment Location
Adelaide
1Wags Start Date
30/04/1942
Course Details
WAGS Course 25
Intake Date
30/04/1942
Kill or Discharge Date
22/01/1944 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
514 SQN
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Operations
Air ops. Over Germany target Madgeburg.
Date of Death
22/01/1944
Age
26
Cemetery / Memorial
Hindeloopen Protestant Churchyard Friesland Netherlands
Medals
Air Gunners badge 1939-45 star A/C Europe Defence and star Medals
Notes

Target Magdeburg Germany. Plane was a Lancaster DS824 which crashed in the Ijsselmeer [formally Zuiderzee]. Seven crew were lost.

Posting on Death
514 Squadron
NAA Status
DIGITIZED
1WAGS - Chapman Wilbur - Service Number 417157 (edited-2)
1WAGS - Chapman Wilbur - Service Number 417157 (edited-2)
1WAGS - Chapman Wilbur - Service Number 417157 (grave_edited-1)
1WAGS - CHAPMAN Wilbur Henry - Service Number 417157 (Group front right_edited-1)
1WAGS - CHAPMAN Wilbur Henry - Service Number 417157 (ITS_edited-1)

Acknowledgements

UBC Web DesignAustralian War MemorialCity of BallaratNational Archives of AustraliaRSL Virtual War MemorialDepartment of Veterans+39 Affairs