William Taylor McLew Chapman Unknown date of birth - 15 July 1942 Key details Contribute › Service number9363 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargePrivate AWMM20 Canterbury Infantry Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Report Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesWilliam Taylor McLew AWMM SurnameChapman AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number9363 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Report Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Report Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMShepherd AWMM Post war occupation Report Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMMihiwakaNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMr A. ChapmanMihiwakaNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 5 January 1940 AWMMSingle AWMM Report Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsWestern Desert AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number9363 AWMM Military units Military service Report Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Report Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMDunedinOtagoNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Report Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM5 January 1940 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMM5 January 1940 AWMM20 Canterbury Infantry Battalion AWMMPrivate AWMM Report Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Report Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Report Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM20 Canterbury Infantry Battalion AWMM Report Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › William Chapman was the son of Arthur Edward Chapman and of Winifred Grace Chapman (nee McLew), of Mihiwaka, Otago, New Zealand. AWMM Report Death About death Contribute › Age at death27 AWMM Date of death15 July 1942 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathWestern DesertNorth AfricaAfrica AWMM Death notesWestern Desert AWMM Report Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameEl Alamein War CemeteryEgypt AWMM Grave referenceII. F. 11. AWMM Report Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Report Roll of Honour Remember William Taylor McLew Chapman by laying a poppy. William Levin Chapman William Patrick Chapman William Taylor McLew Chapman Wira Chapman Samuel George Chapman-Cohen Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of William Taylor McLew Chapman Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources Used DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 1: WW2 35 AWMM Report Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.