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The Chappelle family's experience

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posted on 2024-06-05, 19:11 authored by Their Finest Hour Project Team

The family lived in Grangetown during the war. One uncle (George Chappelle) was in Bombay. The other uncle (Corporal Ivar Chapelle) died as a result of beriberi in a Japanese camp. The Great grandfather died in the Cardiff Blitz, outside the Plymouth Arms bar.


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A photo of the contributor (Winifred Chapelle) using a gas mask lens as a frame

Person the story/items relate to

Ivar and George Chapelle

Person who shared the story/items

Michelle Iris Scantlebury

Relationship between the subject of the story and its contributor

Niece of the men

Type of submission

Shared at Llandaff Memorial Hall, Cardiff on 11 November 2023. Organised by The Cathedral School, Llandaff.

Record ID

105759 | LLA031