PERSONALIA
 
Name:  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
     
IMPERIAL JAPANESE NAVY PILOT BADGE
Unit: 15th Pilot Training Course, Imperial Japanese Navy
Awarded on: April 1930
 
     
GUNJIN IZOKU-KAI
Unit: 14th Ku, Imperial Japanese Navy
Awarded on: 1941
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - Japanese Naval Aces and Fighter Units in World War II
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