Francis Henry William Thomas Winifred Brownrigg Peter Welsh Thomson Margaret Jean Caldow /Hodsdon Frederick Edward Senior James Roger Francis Wyman Clark Richard Robertson Patricia Mae Mulligan Jochim Dido

Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

"Jim" James Richard CHAPMAN

Born 15 February 1911 in Perth, Western Australia [16]
Farmhand in Carnamah 1934-1939 [6]
Attended the Dance & Bridge Party held at Maurice and Eliza AUNGER's home in East Carnamah on 8 October 1932 [5: 21-Oct-1932]
At the Dance & Bridge Party he gave an imitation of a steel guitar which was applauded by those present [5: 21-Oct-1932]
Member of the East Carnamah Cricket Club in 1932 [5: 28-Oct-1932]
Attended the Carnamah Tennis Club's Flannel Dance held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 3 February 1934 [5: 9-Feb-1934]
Member of the Winchester Cricket Club in 1934-35 [5: 23-Nov-1934]
Member of the Carnamah Militia Unit in 1939 [0: image 03885]
Resided in Carnamah until enlisting in the Australian Army on 3 May 1940 [16]
Private WX2536 in the Australian Army's 2/11 Battalion during the Second World War [16]
In August 1941 it was reported that he was believed to have been a Prisoner of War [0: image 02930]
Discharged from the Australian Army on 27 September 1945 [16]
Later resided in the Perth suburb of Como [2]
Died 25 March 1978; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Anglican, BA, 323)[2]


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'James Richard Chapman' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 23 April 2019 from www.carnamah.com.au  [ sources ]




Use the below form or e-mail us: mail@carnamah.com.au

Name:
 
E-mail:
 
Comment, memory or story about this person
Suggested correction or additional information
Question or general feedback
 
 
Please enter this code into the box to confirm your request.