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Name: Percival Vernon Godfrey Chambers
Country: England
Rank: 2nd Lieutenant
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Unit: 62
Victories: 12
Born: 20 January 1890
Place of Birth: Drogheda, Ireland
Died: September 1988
Place of Death: Walsall, Staffordshire
 
 
The son of Walter Gower and Ada Chambers, Percival Vernon Godfrey Chambers served as a Private in the Warwickshire Regiment before joining the Royal Flying Corps. He was living in Peckham, Camberwell, London in 1891.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 21 Mar 1918 62 Bristol F.2b 1 Albatros D.V (DES)  
2 21 Mar 1918 62 Bristol F.2b 1 EA (OOC)  
3 23 Mar 1918 62 Bristol F.2b 1 Albatros D.V (DESF)  
4 26 Mar 1918 62 Bristol F.2b 1 EA (DES)  
5 26 Mar 1918 62 Bristol F.2b 1 EA (OOC)  
6 28 Mar 1918 1005 62 Bristol F.2b 1 EA (OOC) Sailly
7 21 Apr 1918 0945 62 Bristol F.2b 1 Fokker DR.I (DES) 2 SE of Estaires
8 03 May 1918 1100 62 Bristol F.2b (B1216) 1 Albatros C (DES) N of Merville
9 03 May 1918 1100 62 Bristol F.2b (B1216) 1 Albatros C (OOC) S of Armentières
10 15 May 1918 1745 62 Bristol F.2b (B1216) 1 Two-seater (DES) Pozières
11 17 May 1918 1045 62 Bristol F.2b (B1216) 1 Fokker D.VII (OOC) Armentières
12 17 May 1918 1045 62 Bristol F.2b (B1216) 1 Two-seater (OOC) Armentières

1 Observer Thomas Purdom
2 Shared with Lt William Staton & Lt John Gordon
 
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