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Chapman, John Ernest (Flying Officer)

Evader 1944-07-29

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514 (B) Sqn- Squadron (RAF)
Nil Obstare Potest (Nothing can withstand)
RAF Waterbeach
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Air Chief MarshalA/C/M
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Took off from Waterbeach at 21:47 in Lancaster Mk II LL-692 JI-N on an operation to France.

Shot down by a night fighter and crashed at 00:01 4 km East of Chateaudun, France.

Killed: F/O Robert Roy Griffin RCAF J/23078 was not in the squadron but was on a '2nd Dickey' (familiarization) trip KIA St. Cloud-En-Dunois Communal Cemetery, France.

POW: F/Sgt Earl Frederick Garland RCAF R/153444 POW Stalag Luft L7 Bankau near Kreuzburg, Upper Silesia.

Evaders includes Chapman: F/Lt E A Campbell RCAF J/25414 Evader. F/O J E Chasinger Evader F/Sgt S A Harvey RCAF R/285180 Evader. F/Sgt E R Jones RCAF R/211833 Evader. Sgt W A Donaldson RAF Evader. Sgt A R Lyons RAF Evader.

514 (B) Sqn- Squadron (RAF) Nil Obstare Potest

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