Oklahoma Casualties Database

World War II

CHAPMAN, WILBURN FRANKLIN

Machinist's Mate, Third Class, U: S. Naval Reserve. Home address: Mannford, Pawnee County. Mrs. Ora Lee Chapman, Mother, Mannford. Born April 18, 1921. Enlisted December 16, 1941. Decoratiop: Order of the Purple Heart. Attended Mannford public schools. Died July 7, 1943, in line of duty on board the U. S. S. Helena sunk by enemy action in Kula Gulf, South Pacific.

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