CHAPMAN, George William

Rank: 
Signalman
Unit/Base: 
Special Service Brigade, Group, & Signals
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Corps of Signals
Service: 
Army
Number: 
14220497
P.O.W. number: 
126823
Born: 
Friday, July 22, 1910
Birthplace: 
London
Signalman George Chapman, Brigade Signals, was reported missing 25 December 1943, later reported to be a prisoner of war. He was involved in a reconnaissance raid along the coast of Gravelines, France, between Calais and Dunkirk, codenamed Hardtack 11. Post war member of the Commando Association from Arundel, Sussex. 
 
Sources
Casualty Lists / National Archives files WO417/70, WO417/73, and WO417/94.
Prisoners of War / National Archives files WO392/1 (Stalag 11A).
German Record Cards of British PoW's / National Archives file WO416/62/390 (Stalag 7A).
Commando Association newsletter 91.
Account of the raid in the book '10 Commando', author Ian Dear.
 

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