Personnel Index - Detail

Name
CHAPMAN
First Names
George Charles
Rank
Sgt
Service
RAF
Service Number
1395829
Crew Position
Air Gunner
Posting Details
Posted in 12/42 and out 6/43

 

Flew 21 operations as MUG with Sgt 'Ernie' Hogg.

For the majority of their tour, this was the usual crew:
F/S REJ Hogg
Sgt F Chadwick
Sgt GW Watkins
P/O O Grant
Sgt HJ Dales
Sgt G Chapman
Sgt JE Raw-Rees



From L to R: 'Ernie' Hogg (Pilot), Jimmy Rees (RG), Oscar Grant (B/A), George Chapman (MUG) & Harry Dales (W/Op).



From L to R: Jimmy Rees (RG), 'Willy' Watkins (Nav), Oscar Grant (BA), George Chapman (MuG), Harry Dales (W/Op)

 

Their usual Lancaster ED497 (EA-C for Charlie) at one of RAF Fiskerton's dispersal points.



A magnificent view of ED497........click this link for a larger version (in a new window).

Posted to 83Sqn and killed on the 23rd June 1943 and is buried in the Reichswald War Cemetery.





​Photographed by Dom Howard.
 


 

Extract is from Bill Chorley's Bomber Command Losses