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Name: Robert North "Chubby" Chandler
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Country: England
Rank: Lieutenant
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Unit: 73
Victories: 7
Born: 18 December 1898
Place of Birth: London
Died:  
Place of Death:  
 
 
Robert North Chandler emigrated to Canada when the war ended.
 
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Lt. (A./Capt) Robert North Chandler. (FRANCE)
   In aerial fighting this officer has destroyed three enemy aircraft and driven down two others out of control. He has also displayed marked courage in attacking, enemy troops, etc., on the ground. On 28th October, having attacked enemy troops with great success and silenced an anti-tank gun, he later on silenced two enemy machine-guns and inflicted heavy casualties on infantry in shell holes. Whilst so engaged, his machine was hit in the engine and he was forced to land.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 24 Mar 1918 1045 73 Sopwith Camel (B9261) Albatros D.V (OOC) Vraignes
2 11 Apr 1918 1910 73 Sopwith Camel (D1800) Albatros D.V (OOC) 5 mi SE of Villers Brettoneaux
3 11 Jun 1918 1600 73 Sopwith Camel (D1922) Fokker D.VII (DES) E of Bus
4 21 Jul 1918 2000 73 Sopwith Camel (C8296) Fokker DR.I (DES) 1 NE of Oulchy le Château
5 22 Jul 1918 1810 73 Sopwith Camel (B7867) Fokker D.VII (DES) Bazoches
6 29 Jul 1918 1945 73 Sopwith Camel (D1922) Fokker D.VII (DES) NE of Soissons
7 08 Aug 1918 1720 73 Sopwith Camel (D1922) C (DES) 2 Nesle

1 Shared with Maj R H Freeman, Capt Maurice Leblanc-Smith, Lt Gavin Graham, Lt William Stephenson, 2Lt K S Laurie, Lt William Sidebottom, Lt J Balfour, Lt W G Peters
2 Shared with Lt Gavin Graham, Lt Emile Lussier (B2525)
 
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