Sergeant Christopher Geoffrey Blomfield CHAPMAN

Service No: 404198
Born: Uralla NSW, 27 January 1913
Enlisted in the RAAF: 21 June 1940 (at Brisbane QLD)
Unit: No. 452 Squadron
Died: Air Operations: (No. 452 Squadron Spitfire aircraft P7590), near St Omer, France, 9 August 1941, Aged 28 Years
Buried: Longuenesse (St Omer) Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Christopher Charles and Catherina Chapman, of Buderim Mountain, Queensland, Australia
Roll of Honour: Charleville QLD
Remembered: Panel 105, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On a Circus mission on 9 August 1941, Sergeant Chapman flying Spitfire P7590 was shot down near St Omer by an Me109. He was seen to bale out but his parachute failed to open.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 163/96/68

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