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Alfred James Chandler

In memory of:

Flying Officer Alfred James Chandler

October 26, 1943
Prince of Wales Island, Alaska

Military Service


Service Number:

J/26547

Age:

22

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

149 (R.C.A.F) Sqn

Citation(s):

1939-1945 Star, Atlantic Star, Pacific Star, General Service Medal, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal with bar.

Honours and Awards:

Air Force Medal

Additional Information


Born:

January 15, 1921
Southey, Saskatchewan

Enlistment:

June 3, 1940
Edmonton, Alberta

Son of Sidney and Dorothy Chandler, of Edmonton, Alberta.

He served in Canada and Alaska. He had 1,241 days of service, including 926 overseas.

The wreckage of his Ventura V plane, 2193, was found by fishermen on August 13, 1948 on Prince of Wales Island, Alaska.

Commemorated on Page 145 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

REGINA CEMETERY
Saskatchewan, Canada

Grave Reference:

Row 6. Coll. grave 10153.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Alfred James Chandler– This image is public domain.
  • Photo of Alfred James Chandler– Public domain photo
  • Photo of ALFRED JAMES CHANDLER– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Certificate– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Correspondence– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Correspondence– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Correspondence– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Correspondence– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
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  • Attestation Paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo– It is unknown who this person is. The photo was found in Alfred's military service file. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Alfred James Chandler– Sergeant Alfred James Chandler, AFM - 17 September 1942

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