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Chapman, George Arthur

Conflict Commemorated:WW2

Address:Cemetery

Parish:Barton on Humber

Locality:Cemetery

Type of Memorial:Addition to Gravestone

Commisioned By:Family

Materials Used:Stone

Description:Rough hewn white horizontal rectangular stone with centre raised in shape of two flat page open book. Depiction of upper torso only of praying cherub with outstretched wings immediately above book centre. Dedication on both pages in black lead lettering, heavy staining to bottom of both pages.

Inscription:Left page:- IN / LOVING MEMORY / OF / TONY SON OF / GEORGE ARTHUR / & RUBY CHAPMAN / WHO DIED 25TH APRIL 1943 / AGED 1 MONTH / (Line unreadable) Right page:- ALSO IN / LOVING MEMORY OF / GEORGE ARTHUR / CHAPMAN RNPS / LOVING HUSBAND OF RUBY / AND DADDY OF / GEORGE / WHO WAS LOST WITH / HIS SHIPMATES / 7TH FEB 1943 / (2?/ 3? lines unreadable)

Surveyor/ Supplier of Information:C.J.A.

Notes:Refers to:- George Arthur Chapman. Seaman LT/JX286660, Royal Naval Patrol Service. HM Trawler 'Tervani'. Died 7th February 1943, aged 22 years. Son of Jarvis and Henrietta Chapman of Barton, husband of Ruby Chapmen (nee Atkin) of Barton-upon-Humber, Lincs. Missing and commemorated Lowestoft Naval Memorial. Panel 11. Column 2.

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