Fighter Squadron ECMJ I/16

Historical

The ECMJ I / 16 Squadron (Day fighter squadron Multiplace) was formed on January 29, 1940 with elements of the GC II / 2 Watch Section.

On the date of the outbreak of the German attack of May 10, 1940, the ECMJ I-16 belongs to the Fighting Group No. 23 of the ZOAN (North Air Operations Area).


Staff

Commander of the Squadron ECMJ I/16
Captane ESCUDIER Georges
Lieutenant CORMOULS Henri

 


Pilots

Pilots and crew of the Groupe
Names of pilots
Rank
Function
Victories
Informations
Photo
Fiches Indiv.
Sure
Prob.
BLANCHARD Marcel
Adjutant
   
BRUYERE
Staff-Sergeant
Machine-Gunner
   
CORMOULS Henri
Lieutenant
 
CREUZET Guy
Staff-Sergeant
Pilot
     
DUFFOUR Pierre
Sergeant
Machine-Gunner
   
ESCUDIER Georges
Captain
   
FAURE Jean
Lieutenant
Pilot
     
GENSON Pierre
Staff-Sergeant
     
GISCLON
Sergeant
Pilot
   
MARMION
Sergeant
Machine-Gunner
   
MERLIN
Chief Warrant Officer
Observer
   
MILLOT
Lieutenant
Observer
   
MIRAUCOURT Marcel
Chief Warrant Officer
Pilot
   
SAINT-GENIS
Lieutenant
Observer
   
SAUVAGE André
Sergeant
Pilot
   
SIGRIST Michel
Staff-Sergeant
Mechanic - Machine-Gunner
     
SIMON
Sergeant
Observer
   
WURTZ Paul
Staff-Sergeant
Pilot
     


Airfield

Names of airfields
Period of use of airfields
Soissons-Saconin
January 29, 1940
Wez-Thuisy
April 8, 1940
Meaux-Esbly
May 17, 1940
Moissy-Cramayel
May 27, 1940
Saumeray
June 12, 1940
Fontenay-le-Comte
June 15, 1940
Villedoux
June 16, 1940
Aix-Les-Mille
June 18, 1940
Nimes-Garons
June 20, 1940

 


Aircrafts

The ECMJ I-16 was equipped since its creation on January 29, 1940, following aircrafts :

n the accessible file by the link below. You will find Nb of series, Registration, date of affectation to the group, and fate of the plane there.

In this list are identified :

    - 7 Potez 631

Records

1/2 or 1/3 of victories were obtained in association with another Group.

Confirmed Victories
3.5
Dornier Do 17
1
Heinkel He111
2.5

 


Casualties

The Squadron ECMJ I / 16 did not have any losses to deplore during the comapagne de France

 

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