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Harry Chapple
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Birth: Sep. 14, 1918
Death: Jun. 11, 2000

Veteran of World War II. First Lieutenant - United States Army Air Corps. Served with the 358th Bomber Squadron, 303rd Bomber Group-Heavy stationed at Molesworth, England. While on a mission to Nantes, France on June 10, 1944, his aircraft (Bam-Bam) piloted by Sam Oliver, crashed shortly after take off. The explosion in the aircraft "propelled him through the plexiglass nose causing over 40 rips in his gabardine flying suit and fairly serious cuts in his scalp and eyelid." Flew three additional missions after his release from the hospital. Died of Parkinson's Disease. Sources: 303rd Bomber Group website and the Nationwide Gravesite Locator. 
 
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 Parents:
  Harry Chapple (1848 - 1939)
  Daisy Estus Bowen DeLong Chapple (1879 - 1964)
 
 Spouse:
  Merril Evangeline Nystel Chapple (1915 - 1994)
 
 Siblings:
  Alice Ruth Chapple Roe (1882 - 1962)**
  Frank Elmore Chapple (1887 - 1963)**
  Willie Bell DeLong Harris (1898 - 1987)**
  Francis Marion DeLong (1899 - 1977)**
  Lela Gladys DeLong Freeman (1902 - 1984)**
  Harry Chapple (1918 - 2000)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Ivy Cemetery
Christoval
Tom Green County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Paula J
Record added: Oct 27, 2006
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