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Name: Antonio Chiri
3 Silver Medals for Military Valor
Croce di Guerra (Italy)
Country: Italy
Rank: Sergente Maggiore
Units: 77a, 78a
Victories: 6
Born: 26 August 1894
Place of Birth: Locana
Died: 06 January 1971
Place of Death: Torino
 
 
Antonio Chiri was injured in a flying accident on 21 December 1918. On 17 May 1918, he claimed his fourth victory when he shot down Franz Gräser.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 19 Mar 1917 78a   Hansa-Brandenburg C.I Gallio Bassano
2 26 Aug 1917 78a   EA Loque
u/c 13 Nov 1917 78a   EA 1 Arcade
u/c 20 Nov 1917 78a   EA 1 Moriago
u/c 10 Dec 1917 78a   EA  
3 26 Dec 1917 78a   DFW C.V Near Istrana
u/c 21 Feb 1918 1130 78a   EA Buso/Val Frenzela
u/c 04 Apr 1918 78a   EA Montello
4 17 May 1918 1015 78a   Albatros D.III Pero
5 31 Aug 1918 1330 78a Hanriot HD.1 EA Mandre
6 27 Oct 1918 1445 78a Hanriot HD.1 Albatros D.III 2 Vazzola
u/c 27 Oct 1918 78a Nieuport 27 Scout Cittadella di Piave
u/c 27 Oct 1918 78a Nieuport 27 Two-seater Monterano

1 Shared with Guido Masiero
2 Shared with Marziale Cerutti
 
Books
Above the War Fronts
by Norman L. R. Franks, Russell Guest, Gregory Alegi / Hardcover / Grub Street (September 1997)
 
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