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Fred A Chapman

Military

Lt. Colonel Fred Chapman was one of the passengers killed when the B-24 41-23728, Hot Stuff, crashed in Iceland in bad weather, killing all on board, except the tail gunner.

Awards: PH.

Service

Aircraft

  • 41-23728 - Hot Stuff

    B-24 Liberator
    The B-24D Liberator, Hot Stuff, was the 1st heavy bomber in the 8th Air Force (93rd Bomb Group, and 330th Bomb Squadron) to complete 25 missions, even though the B-17, Memphis Belle, wears the label of the first 50th mission B-24. Hot Stuff, crashed...

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Events

Event Location Date
Born 12 January 1912

Son of Belia G and Minnie [May] Chapman.

Lived in Grove Hill, AL 36451, USA 1939
Died Fagradalsfjall, Iceland 3 May 1943
Buried Arlington National Cemetery 1947

Re-Interred
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington, Virginia
Section 12 Site 2749

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 April 2022 15:43:51 Al_Skiff Changes to biography, events and place associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/310762823
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/101282083/fred-a-chapman

Date Contributor Update
13 April 2022 21:33:24 Kickapoo Changes to biography
Sources

Punctuation removed from around aircraft name for clarity, uniformity, and readability. - Kickapoo

Date Contributor Update
22 November 2020 10:13:41 Al_Skiff Changes to biography
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/310762823
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/101282083/fred-a-chapman

Date Contributor Update
21 November 2020 20:31:29 Al_Skiff Changes to biography, awards and events
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/310762823

Date Contributor Update
27 February 2020 03:14:39 jmoore43 Changes to biography
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Added a "#" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" for clarity.

Date Contributor Update
02 March 2018 11:36:23 Lucy May Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events and aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/101282083/fred-a-chapman

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