Night fighter squadron ECN II/13

Historical

On May 10, 1940, the ECN II / 13 is attached to the Night Fighting Group of the ZOAN (North Air Operations Area)


Staff

Commander of the Squadron ECN II/13
Captain PETIT-De-MIRBECK
Lieutenant RENAULT
Captain PELLERAY

 


Pilots

Pilots and crew of the Groupe
Names of pilots
Rank
Squadron
Victories
Informations
Sure
Prob.
BAL
Staff-Sergeant
Radio
On May 17, 1940, his aircraft, a Potez 631 was destroyed by the flak as he attacked a motorized column. Staff Sergeant BAL is unscathed.
BALADIER Raymond
Adjutant
Radio
Killed on May 27, 1940 aboard Potez 631 No. 33 shot by the Fighting.
BOURLON Emile
Chief Warrant Officer
Machine-gunner
Killed on May 27, 1940 aboard Potez 631 No. 33 shot by the Fighting.
CHABBERT Emile
Chief-Warrant-Officer
Machine-Gunner
     
DE-BARRES Alphonse
Chief Warrant Officer
Pilot
DELMOTTE
Adjutant
Pilot
Wounded on May 17, 1940 aboard the Potez 631 No. 71 shot by the Flak while attacking a motorized column.
DELUC
Sergeant
Radio
DURAND
Staff-Sergeant
Pilot
Accidentally killed on April 12, 1940 aboard the Potez 63-11 No. 22
FARGES
Sergeant
Machine-gunner
GUILLER Raymond
Lieutenant
Pilot
On May 17, 1940, his aircraft, a Potez 631 was destroyed by the flak as he attacked a motorized column. Lieutenant GUILLIER is unharmed.
HERMEL
Sergeant
Machine-gunner
Accidentally killed on April 12, 1940 aboard the Potez 63-11 No. 22
JOUANY Henri
Adjutant
Machine-gunner
Killed on May 17, 1940 aboard Potez 631 No. 34 shot by the Flak while attacking a motorized column.
LE-BIHAN
Sergeant
Machine-gunner
LE-COZANNET
Adjutant
Machine-gunner
Wounded on May 17, 1940 aboard the Potez 631 No. 71 shot by the Flak while attacking a motorized column.
LIENARD
Adjutant
Machine-gunner
MILLOT
Sergeant
Radio
On May 17, 1940, his aircraft, the Potez 631 No. 71 was destroyed by the flak while attacking a motorized column. Sergeant MILLOT is unscathed.
PELLERAY
Captain
Commander of the Sqn.
PETIT-DE-MIRBECK Hubert
Capitaine
Commander of the Sqn.
Pilot
Killed on May 17, 1940 aboard Potez 631 No. 34 shot by the Flak while attacking a motorized column.
RENAULT
Lieutenant
Commander of the Sqn.
REYTER Joseph
Sub-Lieutenant
Pilot
Killed on May 27, 1940 aboard Potez 631 No. 33 shot by the Fighting.
RICHE Jean
Corporal
Radio
Killed on May 17, 1940 aboard Potez 631No.34 shot by the Flak while attacking a motorized column.
SAINT-GALL
Sergeant
Machine-gunner
Wounded on May 17, 1940 aboard a Potez 631 shot by the Flak while attacking a motorized column

 


Stories of crews

Crews of Group
Names of pilots
Rank
Function
Informations
Crew
DURAND
Staff-Sergeant
Pilot
Potez 63-11 No. 22: Destroyed by accident on April 12, 1940. The crew is killed.
HERMEL
Sergeant
Machine-gunner
Crew
PETIT-DE-MIRBECK Hubert
Captain
Pilot
Potez 631 No. 34: Destroyed by the Flak during a motorized element attack on May 17, 1940. The crew is killed.
RICHE Jean
Corporal
Radio
JOUANY Henri
Adjutant
Machine-gunner
Crew
DELMOTTE
Adjutant
Pilot
Potez 631 No. 71: Destroyed by the Flak during an attack of motorized elements on May 17th, 1940. Adjutants DELMOTTE and LE-COZANNET are wounded
MILLOT
Sergeant
Radio
LE-COZANNET
Adjutant
Machine-gunner
Crew
GUILLIER
Lieutenant
Pilot
Potez 631 No. ? : Destroyed by the Flak during a motorized element attack on May 17, 1940. Sergeant SAINT-GALL is injured
BAL
Staff-Sergeant
Radio
SAINT-GALL
Sergeant
Machine-gunner
Crew
REYTER Joseph
Captain
Pilot
Potez 631 No. 33: Shot by the Fighting May 27, 1940. The crew is killed.
BALADIER Raymond
Corporal
Radio
BOURLON Emile
Adjutant
Machine-gunner

 


Airfield

Names of airfields
Period of use of airfields
Meaux-Esbly
August 27, 1939
Melun-Villaroche
January 11, 1940
Illiers-L'Evêque
June 12, 1940
Fontenay-le-Comte
June 15, 1940
La Rochelle
June 16, 1940
Aix les Mille
June 18, 1940
Nimes Garons
June 21, 1940

 


Aircrafts

The ECN II/13 was equipped since its creation, 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 :

    - 5 Potez 631

Records

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

Confirmed Victories
1
Dornier Do 17
1

 


Casualties

Killed Pilots
8
Staff-Sergeant DURAND (Accident)
April 12, 1940
Sergeant HERMEL (Accident)
April 12, 1940
Captain PETIT-DStaffIRBECK (Combat)
May 17, 1940
Adjutant JOUANY (Combat)
May 17, 1940
Corporal RICHE (Combat)
May 17, 1940
Sub-Lieutenant REYTER (Combat)
May 27, 1940
Chief Warrant Officer BOURLON (Combat)
May 27, 1940
Adjutant BALADIER (Combat)
May 27, 1940
Injured aircrew
3
Adjutant DELMOTTE (Combat)
May 17, 1940
Adjutant LE-COZANNET (Combat)
May 17, 1940
Sergeant SAINT-GALL (Combat)
May 17, 1940

 

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