BLACKHAWK COUNTY BIOGRAPHY
Charles W. Chapman JR - War Hero
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS
Charles W. Chapman, Jr., second lieutenant, 94th Aero Squadron, Air Service. On May 5, 1918, in the region of Autrepierre, while on patrol duty, he courageously attacked a group of four monoplanes and one biplane and succeeded in bringing one down before he himself was shot down in flames.
Emergency address: C.W. Chapman, father, 637 W. 3rd St. Waterloo,
Source: Official Register, State of Iowa 1921-1922, Twenty-Ninth Number, Military Decorations of Iowans in the World War, pg. 362
Transcribed by Sharyl Ferrall