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Chambers, Percy Wilmot (Captain)

Prisoner of War Died 1917-08-13

Birth Date: 1888-05-22 (age 29)

Mrs. A. J. Chambers

Home: Toronto, Ontario

Service
RFC
Unit
22 (FB) Sqn- Squadron (RFC)
Base
France
Rank
Captain
Position
pilot
Service Numbers
Newspaper article indicates that he was a POW as of 27 Aug 17. Confirm if, and why, he died in Captivity. Dates do NOT match. 1917-08-11: Chambers died of wounds as a POW (Bristol F2B, A-7169) last seen diving through clouds at an enemy aircraft while on central offensive patrol. Capt Chambers Dow 13.08.17 as POW. His air-gunner, 61852 2AM W. Richman (no forename) wounded & POW. Cenotaph at Pontypool Cemetery, Pontypool, Kawartha Lakes Municipality, Ontario, Canada

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