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Chono, Jiro

Date of birth:
1907 (Ehime Prefecture, Japan)
Date of death:
February 21st, 1941 (Kunming, China)
Mentioned on:
Yasukuni War Shrine
Nationality:
Japanese

Biography

Second lieutenant Jiro Chono was downed by AA fire and subsequently killed over Kunming on 21 February 1941. He achieved seven air victories.

Career:
1927: Imperial Japanese Navy
April 1930: 15h Pilot Training Course
?: Kaga Fighter Unit
1940-1941: 14th Ku

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Unit:
15th Pilot Training Course, Imperial Japanese Navy
Awarded on:
April 1930
IJN Pilot Badge

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