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Kerwin, John William "Johnny"

Date of birth:
May 7th, 1918 (Toronto/Ontario, Canada)
Date of death:
July 16th, 1942
Buried on:
Fort Richardson National Cemetery
Plot: Z. Grave: 236.
Service number:
C922
Nationality:
Canadian (1931-present, Constitutional Monarchy)

Biography

Career:
1935: Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, Ontario;
1939: Royal Canadian Air Force;
?: No. 1 (Fighter) Squadron, RCAF, England;
?: Instructor British Commonwealth Air Training Plan, Brandon, Manitoba;
1942: No. 111 (Fighter) Squadron, British Colombia/Alaska, RCAF;
?: Commanding Officer No. 111 Squadron, RCAF.

Victories:
August 31st, 1940: Dornier Do 215;
September 1st, 1940: Messerschmitt Bf 110;
September 1st, 1940: Dornier Do 215.

Own flown aircraft:
Hawker Hurricane P3963.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 2nd, 1939
Pilot's Flying Badge
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)

With "BATTLE OF BRITAIN" clasp.
1939-1945 Star
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)

Received with overseas bar.
Canadian Volunteer Service Medal (1939-1947)

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