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Reginald Herbert Clive Chapman

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Driver R. H. C. Chapman, of Whakatane, killed in action. Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly News 25 June 1941 p026. Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19410625-26-28. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Driver R. H. C. Chapman, of Whakatane, killed in action. Taken from the supplement to the Auckland W …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Reginald Herbert Clive AWMM
  • Surname
    Chapman AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    12131 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    30 May 1914 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 41 Rimu Street, Frankton Junction, Hamilton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Miss H.P. Chapman (daughter), 41 Rimu Street, Frankton Junction, Hamilton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Widowed AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1941 Crete AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    12131 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Reginald Chapman was the son of Thomas Chapman and of Edith Wilhelm Chapman (nee Maxwell); husband of Jean Mary Chapman, of Whakatane, New Zealand.

    Nominal roll shows name as Reginald Herbert Clime Chapman AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    21 May 1941 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    CreteGreece AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
    Maleme airfield Public - Glenn - Other Relative - 7 April 2015 - Source: Oral family history from his brother Keith Chapman - my grandfather.
  • Cause of death
    • Killed on Active Service AWMM
    • KIA Public - Glenn - Other Relative - 7 April 2015 - Source: Oral family history from his brother Keith Chapman - my grandfather.
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Suda Bay War Cemetery, Crete, Greece AWMM 2. C. 12. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Hamilton Memorial Park, Memorial Drive, Hamilton East 3216 AWMM
    • Kaikohe War Memorial Hall, Memorial Drive Kaikohe Far North AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/936592
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 81 AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM

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15 April 2022Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher

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