CHAPMAN, William Jopp

Rank: 
Private
Unit/Base: 
2 Commando
Police Service: 
Birmingham City Police
Regiment/Corps: 
Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders
Service: 
Army
Number: 
14241789
Born: 
Monday, April 30, 1917
Died: 
1989
Place died: 
Birmingham
William Chapman 2 Commando
William Chapman was a Police Constable in Birmingham who volunteered for the Commandos as part of the Police Intakes. In January 1943 he was in the Mortar Section. Post war member of the Commando Association residing Birmingham.
 
Sources
The 1939 Register covering Birmingham (listed as Police Constable).
Service number in batch allocated to Police Intakes.
Commando Association newsletter 54 (1972).
No.2 Commando handwritten nom roll provided by Mrs D. Roderick MBE.
Registers of Death Birmingham, Warwickshire, registered June 1989.
[Image] Photo of Mortar Section in Gallery.
 

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