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VC1325    Edward Thomas Chapman

Name   Edward Thomas Chapman    No.      

VC Issue No.   1325   Awards   VC    BEM

Regiment   Monmouthshire Regiment, 3rd Battalion


Now   Disbanded   TA Regiment

Rank VC Won   Corporal

Rank End Of Career   Company Sergeant-Major

Place Of Birth   Pen-y-graig, Pontlottyn, Glamorgan, Wales

Place Of Death   Nevill Hall Hospital, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales

Buried/Location Ashes    Panteg Cemetery, The Highway, New Inn, Pontypool, Torfaen, Wales


Date Buried/Cremated   8 February 2002

Headstone   Headstone (CWGC)     Plot/Grave no.   Section S, Grave 1628

Gazetted    13 July 1945

VC Presented   31 July 1945 by King George VI at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Headstone, Panteg Cemetery, The Highway, New Inn, Pontypool, Torfaen, Wales

Chapman House at the Cwmbran TA Centre, Gwent, Wales

P  Memorial Plaque, Havard Chapel, Brecon Cathedral, Brecon, Powys. Wales

Stone Tablet at St Cadoc's Church, Trevethin, Pontypool, Torfaen, Wales

P  VC Honours Board, The Royal Welsh Museum, ,The Barracks, Brecon, Powys. Wales

P  Memorial Garden, Farm Road, Pontlottyn, Glamorgan, Wales

Rue Edward Chapman, Mondrainville, Normandy, France

By The Way…

VC Held By

Lord Ashcroft Collection / I.W.M.



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BORN    13 January 1920

DIED   3 Febraury 2002   AGE    82

VC Won  2 April 1945  AGE   25

Place VC Won   Teutoberger Wald, Germany

War/Campaign   Second World War

Second World War