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Chandler, Kenneth Gordon (Flying Officer)

Prisoner of War 1944-03-08

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Service
RCAF
Unit
1435 (F) Sqn- Squadron (RAF)
Base
Brindisi, Italy.
Rank
Marshal
Air Chief MarshalA/C/M
Air MarshalA/M
Air Vice MarshalA/V/M
Air CommodoreA/C
Group CaptainG/C
Wing CommanderW/C
Squadron LeaderS/L
Flight LieutenantF/L
Flying OfficerF/O
Pilot OfficerP/O
Warrant Officer 1st ClassWO1
Warrant Officer 2nd ClassWO2
Flight SergeantFS
SergeantSGT
CorporalCPL
Senior AircraftmanSAC
Leading AircraftmanLAC
Aircraftman 1st ClassAC1
Aircraftman 2nd ClassAC2
Position
pilot
Service Numbers
J/17051

Hit by flak while on a marine patrol attacking seaplanes on Yugoslvian coast

Climbed to safe altitude to bale out abandoned aircraft at Kotor Yugoslavia (now in Montenegro). Parachuted safely, captured and made a POW.

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