-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour
Memorials to Men Lost in the Sinking of Hood, 24th May 1941
In Remembrance of
JAMES ALFRED CHAPMAN
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Commissioned Gunner
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: James born on 13 September 1900 in Alverstoke, Hampshire to parents George and Alice Chapman. He is known to have had a sister named Gladys.
He attended The Royal Hospital School, Holbrook from May 1912 to February 1916. He entered the Navy as a rating (service number J49819)and was trained at H.M.S. Ganges His specialty was gunnery. He later became a commissioned officer. He was the husband of Mary Chapman, of Fareham, Hampshire. They are not believed to have had any children.
James was 40 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.
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