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Bomber Group GB I/25

1st Squadron
2nd Squadron


Historical

On May 10, 1940, the GB I / 25 is stationed in North Africa, attached to the Groupement No. 8. From June 10, 1940, the Group will participate in the fighting against Italy.


Staff

Commanders of the group GB I/25
Commander LAMBERT  
Commander of the 1st Squadron
Captain STEFF Eugène
March 25, 1938
November 5, 1941
 
Commander of the 2nd Squadron
 
 

 

 


Pilots

Pilots and crew of the Group
Names of crew members
Rank
Function
Sqn.
Informations
Etat Civil
Photos
Citations & Décorations
BOUVALLET
Sub-Lieutenant
Observer
1st Squ..
     
BOYRON
Sergeant
Flight Mechanic
1st Squ..
     
CHARBONNEL
Sergeant
Pilot
1st Squ.
     
DAPAGNERC
Sergeant
Pilot
1st Squ.
     
DIGUET
Master Corporal
Machine-Gunner
On June 15, 1940, the Leo 451 No. 3011 crashed accidentally. Corporal Chief DIGUET is killed.
     
DUPUY
Adjutant
Radio
1st Squ.
     
FOURNIOL Gaston
Sub-Lieutenant
Navigator
     
GUINLE Hubert
Master-Corporal
Machine-Gunner
     
HERROU
Adjutant
Machine-Gunner
1st Squ.
     
HOSPITAL Lucien
Adjutant
Radio
     
LACOMBE Albert
Sergeant
Pilot
     
LAMBERT
Commander
Cder of Group
     
LERAT Maurice
Sub-Lieutenant
Pilot
     
MATMOBEL
Sergeant
Pilot
1st Squ.
     
OULES
Staff-Sergeant
Flight Mechanic
1st Squ.
     
PAGANELLI Jean
Master-Corporal
Radio
     
PIERRE Jules
Sergeant
Flight Mechanic
     
STEFF eugène
Captain
Cder 1st Squadron and
Pilot
1st Squ.
     
THUNLAN
Sergeant
Machine-Gunner
1st Squ.
     
TIBLE
Adjutant
Flight Mechanic
1st Squ.
     
VIGUIER Jean
Sergeant
Flight Mechanic
     

 

 

Stories of crews

Crews of Group
Names of crew members
Rank
Function
Sqn.
Informations
           

 


Airfield

Airfields
Period of use of airfields
Names
County
Sid Ahmed
Tunisia

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Itinerary of the GB I/25

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Aircrafts

The GB I/25 was equipped since its creation, following aircrafts :

The used aircrafts are described in the accessible file by the link below. You will find N � of series, Registration, date of affectation to the group, and fate of the plane there.

In this list are identified :

  • 4 Lioré & Olivier LéO451

 


Casualties

Crewmen killed
1
Master Corporal DIGUET
Juny 15, 1940

 

 


Sources

- Mr Joel-Pol STEFF, Grandson of Captain Eugène STEFF
- Mr Xavier SAUREL, Grandson of Captain Eugène STEFF
- The dates and places of birth of the Group's personnel are taken mainly from the site : "Mémoires des Hommes"
- Book : "Ils étaient là" by Mr Jacqueline and Paul MARTIN - Editions Aéro-Editions
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