Lieut Neil Adelbert Chapman

Lieut Neil Adelbert Chapman

Birth
Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine, USA
Death 13 Jul 1950 (aged 28)
Japan
Burial Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Memorial ID 118550549 · View Source
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First Lieutenant Chapman was a crew member of a B-29A Superfortress Bomber with the 325th Bomber Squadron, 92nd Bomber Group. On July 13, 1950, while making a bombing run at Oki-Gunto, bombs prematurely exploded and the aircraft crashed near Dogo Island, Japan. His remains were recovered.

Awarded
Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster, Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.

Sons:
Neil Erik Chapman May 27,1947, Sep 6, 2006, Le Roy, NY

Jack Christopher Chapman Jan 26, 1949, Nov 11 2007 Fredericksburg, VA


Family Members

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Parents:
Adelbert Asa Chapman 1902 – 1972
Louise Helen (Perry) 1903 – 1995

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  • Created by: GraveHunter
  • Added: 11 Oct 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 118550549
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lieut Neil Adelbert Chapman (17 Jul 1921–13 Jul 1950), Find A Grave Memorial no. 118550549, citing National Korean War Veterans Memorial, Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA ; Maintained by GraveHunter (contributor 47976571) Unknown.