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1001 Bombardment crew members are listed below in alphabetical order.

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Name
Rank
Unit
Post
Informations
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Indiv. Card
Citations
DACHEUX
Staff-Sergeant
Machine-Gunner
         
DAGAN
Commander
GB II/21
Pilot
   
DAGNAUX Jean - Charles
Lieutenant-Colonel
Crew Chief
- May 10, 1940, his aircraft is damaged during a bombardment. Lieutenant-colonel DAGNAUX is unscathed.
- On May 18, 1940, his aircraft was shot down by the Flak during a German armor attack. Lieutenant Colonel DAGNAUX is killed.
Born on 28/11/1891 in Montbeliard (25 - Doubs)
DALMAS Camille
Lieutenant
GB I/62
GB II/62
   
DANIEL Jean
Chief Warrant Officer
Pilot

The LéO 451 n ° 116 is shot down by Fighters on May 31, 1940. The Chief Warrant Officer DANIEL is killed.

Posthumous citation

 
DAPAGNERC
Sergeant
GB I/25
Pilot
         
DARNAL
Sub-Lieutenant
       
DARNET
Commander
GB II/21
   
DARRIET Charles
Adjutant
Machine-Gunner
On June 8, 1940, the Breguet 693 n°1017 severely hit by the Flak, crashed to the ground. Adjutant DARRIET, seriously wounded, will die the next day.  
DARTIGE André -Robert
Sergeant
Radio
On June 6, 1940, the Leo 451 No. 3007 was shot down by Fighters. The crew is killed. Born on 22 June 1915 in Tourane (Tonkin)  
DAUGE Pierre
Sergeant
GB II/31
Radio
Killed in aerial combat on May 31, 1940    
DAVAN Daniel
Sergeant
GB II/62
Pilot
Wounded and taken prisoner on June 12, 1940    
DAVID
Sub-Lieutenant
Observer
         
DAVOUT D'AUERSTAEDT Léopold
Commander
Cder of Group
Pilot
The Breguet 693 Nb 51, accident in Orléans-Bricy on June 20, 1940, will be abandoned on the spot. the crew is unscathed.  
DEBAISE
Captain
Cder 3rd Sqn.
   
DE-BAUGNIES-DE-SAINT-MARCEAUX Gaston
Sub-Lieutenant
Pilot
On June 5, 1940, the Breguet 693 No. 40 was shot down by Me109. The crew is injured.  
DE-BEARN Albert
Lieutenant
Pilot
The Breguet 693 n°33 was hit by the Flak on May 18, 1940, but managed to return to the field. Lieutenant DE-BEARN is unscathed.  
DEBRABANT Henri
Captain
Crew Chief
 
DEBROCk Jean
Sub-Lieutenant
Crew Chief

The LéO 451 n° 56 was shot down by the Chase on May 31, 1940. The crew was killed

Posthumous citation with the attribution of the war cross with palm.

Born on 08 Mars 1915 in Tourcoing (59 - Nord)
DECAPRE
Sub-Lieutenant
           
DE-CATALANO Erick - Grégoire
Sergeant
Machine-Gunner
From GB I/31
The Breguet 693 n°78 was shot down by german fighters on June 5, 1940. The crew was killed.
Born on June 20, 1915 in Bordeaux (33 - Gironde)
DE-CHASSEVAL
Captain
GB II/31
   
DECOMBES Marcel
Sergeant
GB II/21
Killed by accident on June 2, 1940    
DE-DAMPIERRE Audoin
Sub-Lieutenant
Pilot
The Breguet 695 n°7 was accidentally destroyed on landing on June 15, 1940: Sub-Lieutenant DAMPIERRE was killed.  
DEFAYE Paul
Sub-Lieutenant
GB II/19
Observateur
Killed in aerial combat on June 13, 1940    
DEFENDINI Dominique
Staff-Sergeant
GB II/23
Pilot
Killed in aerial combat on June 6, 1940    
DEGALOR
Chief Warrant Officer
GB II/15
Pilot
   
DEGUIL André
Staff-Sergeant
Machine-Gunner
Killed on 14 April 1940 aboard the Leo 451 n° 111 : the aircraft crashed during a training flight at low altitude. Born on March 30, 1916 in Sainte-Radegonde (37 - Indre et Loire)
DEJEAN
Adjutant
GB I/15 or GB II/15
Pilot
       
DEJOBERT André
Commander
Cder of Group
   
DELABAUNE
Aspirant
GB II/62
Wounded by accident on June 17, 1940    
DE-LACCABE Marie
Lieutenant
GB I/15
Crew Chief
Wounded by accident on May 18, 1940    
DELACOURT
Sub-Lieutenant
Crew Chief
   
DELACROIX Georges
Chief Warrant Officer
GB I/12
Radio-Machine-Gunner
Killed by accident on June 5, 1940    
DE LA HERVERIE Yves
Commander
Pilot
Killed by accident on November 13, 1939  
 
DELAITRE Marc
Lieutenant
GB I/12
   
DE-LANGALERIE Bernard
Lieutenant
GB II/62
Pilot
Killed by accident on June 17, 1940    
DELAPLANCHE
Master-Corporal
GB II/62
Wounded by accident on June 17, 1940    
DE-LA-PORTE-DU-THEIL Michel
Sub-Lieutenant
Machine-Gunner
Leaving GBA I/54 in mid-November 1939 to join GBA II/54
- On 12 May 1940, Breguet 693 No. 34 was severely hit by Flak. The pilot, Staff Sergeant FOURDINIER, managed to land in a castastrophe but Second Lieutenant DE-LA-PORTE-DU-THEIL, trapped in the aircraft, died of burns.
 
DE-LA-TOUR-DU-PIN Geoffroy
Lieutenant
GB II/31
Crew Chief
He joined the French Air Force in 1935.
On May 31, 1940,LéO 451 No. 29 was shot down by Fighters. Lieutenant DE-LA-TOUR-DU-PIN is unharmed.
Born in Paris.  
DELATTRE Roger
Lieutenant
Pilot
Was present at the unit in 1937, and took part in the first assault bombing tests on Mureaux 117, at the Reims CEAM.
On 12 May 1940, Breguet 693 No. 18 was shot down by flak during a ground attack. The aircraft made a first pass and dropped its bombs on the enemy: both engines were already on fire. It turned and made a second pass at the gun and finally, at the end of ammunition, crashed in the middle of an enemy concentration. The crew is killed.
Born on December 30, 1912
Died on May 12, 1940
DE-LAUBIER Jean - Dieudonné
Commander
Cder of Groupand Machine Gunner (Dorsal)
Killed in aerial combat on May 14, 1940 Born on 17/06/1897 in Saint-Méloir des Ondes (35 - Ille et Vilaine)
DELINEAU
Staff-Sergeant
GB II/19
Observateur
Wounded and taken prisoner on May 24, 1940    
DELOZANNE Eugène
Commander
GB II/31
Crew Chief
Killed in aerial combat on September 9, 1939    
DELPERIE Jean
Lieutenant
GB I/19
Observateur
Killed in aerial combat on June 5, 1940    
DELPORTE
Chief Warrant Officer
Machine-Gunner
The Breguet 693 n°46 was shot down by the Flak on June 9, 1940. The crew, unscathed, burned the aircraft before leaving it on the spot.    
DEMERY Pierre
Lieutenant-Colonel
GBA I/54 or GBA II/54
       
DENIAUD Henri
Sergeant
Pilot
         
DENIS
Sub-Lieutenant
Pilot
   
DENIS
Lieutenant
GB I/12
Crew Chief
Killed by accident on February 25, 1940    
DENIS Georges
Staff-Sergeant
Pilot
On June 9, 1940, Breguet 693 n°1016 was shot down by the Flak during an armored attack. The crew is killed.  
DE-PAMPELONNE
Captain
GB I/23
   
DE-PERETTI
Captain
GB I/34
   
DEPERROIS
Commander
GB I/21
   
DE-PONTALBA
Captain
GB II/32
   
DEPRETTE Michel
Sub-Lieutenant
   
DERAT Adrien
Adjutant
GB I/66 (?)
Pilot
       
DERBEY Guy
Staff-Sergeant
GB II/63
Pilot
Ttaken prisoner on May 24, 1940    
DE-SAINT-VICTOR Louis
Lieutenant
GB I/12
Crew Chief
   
DESCAMP
Lieutenant
GB I/21
Crew Chief
Wounded in aerial combat on June 13, 1940    
DESCAMPS Guy
Staff-Sergeant
GB I/19
Machine-Gunner
Killed in aerial combat on June 7, 1940    
DESCHAMPS
         
DESCHODT Georges
Adjutant
GB I/15 or GB II/15
Pilot
       
DESCLERC Abel
Captain
 
DES-COURTIS
Sergeant
Machine-Gunner
- Returning from a mission, the Breguet 693 No. 52, damaged by the Flak on June 8, 1940, crashes on landing: the crew is unscathed.
- On June 9, 1940, the Breguet 693 No. 49 is shot down by 9 Me109. Sergeant DES-COURTIS, unharmed, is taken prisoner. "
   
DESEQUELLES Jean - Eugène
Sergeant
Radio
Killed on May 31, 1940 in aerial combat aboard the LEO 451 n°109 : His pilot, Staff Sergeant VERNA, managed to bring his plane back despite the attack of the fighters, but all the crew members were killed.

Cited to the order of the air force with the award of the Croix de guerre with palm posthumously.

Born on December 29,1919 in Tours (37 - Indre et Loire)
DESHOGUES Paul
Lieutenant
       
DESNEUX Jean
Sergeant
Machine-Gunner

Seriously wounded on May 20, 1940: his aircraft, the LeO 451 n°106, is shot down by Flak and the German Fighter. However, he succeeds in parachuting.

Cited to the Order of the Wing, with the attribution of the War Cross with Bronze Star

 
DESROCHES Pierre
Staff-Sergeant
GB I/15
Mécanicien
Killed by accident on May 18, 1940    
DESRUELLES
Master-Corporal
GB II/15
Mécanicien
   
DESSAULT
Chief-Warrant-Officer
       
DESTANNES Louis
Captain
Crew Chief
On May 16, 1940, at the start of a mission, the Amiot 143 No 136 crashes after a power failure. Captain DESTANNES is killed.  
DE-TOURTIER
Captain
Cder of Group
   
DEVALEZ Albert
Sub-Lieutenant
GB I/12
Crew Chief
 
 
DEVAUX Léon
Chief-Warrant-Officer
Machine-Gunner
     
DE-VILLEPIN
Lieutenant
   
DEVIN Camille
Sub-Lieutenant
Pilot
On June 7, 1940, Breguet 693 n°33 was shot down by German Fighters. The unharmed crew parachutes.  
DE-VITROLLES
Lieutenant-Colonel
GB I/12
Navigateur
Killed by accident on February 25, 1940    
DEZELLIS
Staff-Sergeant
GB II/62
Wounded in aerial combat on May 31, 1940    
DI MATTEO Victor
Adjutant
Machine-Gunner
Was present at the unit in 1937, and took part in the first assault bombing tests on Mureaux 117, at the Reims CEAM.
On 12 May 1940, Breguet 693 No. 18 was shot down by flak during a ground attack. The aircraft made a first pass and dropped its bombs on the enemy: both engines were already on fire. It turned and made a second pass at the gun and finally, at the end of ammunition, crashed in the middle of an enemy concentration. The crew is killed.
 
DIGUET
Master-Corporal
GB I/25
Canonnier
Killed by accident on June 15, 1940    
D'IRUMBERY-DE-SALABERRY Charles
Captain
GB II/31
Pilot
   
DOIDEAU Robert
Adjutant
Observateur
Killed on 14 April 1940 aboard the Leo 451 n° 111 : the plane crashed during a training flight at low altitude.

Military Medal: Posthumously awarded to the Order of the Air Wing, without the award of the Cross of War.

Born on October 19, 1910 in Lascaux (19 - Corrèze)
DOMERGUE
Staff-Sergeant
           
DOMINE
Chief Warrant Officer
GB II/21
Killed by accident on May 10, 1940    
DONZEAU
Lieutenant-Colonel
Cder of Group
   
DORANGEON Ernest
Chief-Warrant-Officer
Chief of Board
     
DOUZET
Soldat
Machine-Gunner
On June 13, 1940, his aircraft, a Breguet 693 is shot down by the Flak. The crew is unscathed.    
DROGUE Emile
Lieutenant
GB II/11
Pilot
On May 25, 1940, the Breguet 693 n°39 was shot down by 5 Me109. The DROUELLE Sub-Lieutenant parachutes himself, but is killed before reaching the ground ...    
DROUELLE Eugène
Sub-Lieutenant
Pilot
Killed in aerial combat on May 25, 1940  
DUBALEN Guy
Lieutenant
GB II/31
Chief of Board
       
DU-BESSEY-DE-CONTENSON Gérard
Captain
Cder of 3rd Sqn
then
Cder of Group
 
DUCAS
Staff-Sergeant
Machine-Gunner
The Breguet 693 n°32 is shot down by 3 Me109 on June 5, 1940, it crashes on the ground. The crew is seriously injured.    
DUCRAY
Captain
GB I/32
   
DUFFORT Georges
Lieutenant
GB II/63
Observateur
Ttaken prisoner on May 24, 1940    
DULAU Pierre
Corporal
GB I/21
Machine-Gunner
Killed in aerial combat on May 25, 1940    
DUMAS Bernard - Antoine
Commander
Cder of Group
Crew Chie
Wounded on 19 september 1939: his aircraft, the LeO 451 n°7, is destroyed on take-off due to an engine failure.
Listed on the special roll of the Legion of Honour.
without awarding the war cross.
 
DUMOND
Sub-Lieutenant
GB II/21
Crew Chief
Killed in aerial combat on June 13, 1940    
DUMONT Julien
Master-Corporal
GB I/12
Radio-Machine-Gunner
Killed in aerial combat on May 28, 1940    
DUPOND
Sergeant
Pilot
The Potez 633 No. 34R was shot down by the Flak on May 20, 1940. He made a makeshift landing in the field. The crew, unharmed, is taken prisoner.    
DUPONT
Sub-Lieutenant
GB II/21
Pilot
Killed in aerial combat on June 13, 1940    
DUPONT Pierre
Captain
GB I/19
Pilot
Killed in aerial combat on June 10, 1940    
DUPORT Henri
Adjutant
GB II/63
Machine-Gunner
 
Born on 1907 at Nieul l'Espoir
Died on 1976 at Perpignan
DUPRE Pierre
Sub-Lieutenant

From GB I/31

Cited to the Order of the Wing, with the attribution of the War Cross with Bronze Star

 
 
DUPUID
Staff-Sergeant
GB I/19
Pilot
Wounded in aerial combat on May 29, 1940    
DUPUY Jean
Lieutenant
Pilot
On June 9, 1940, Breguet 693 n°58 was shot down by the Flak on June 9, 1940: the crew was killed.  
DUPUY
Chief-Warrant Officer
GB I/25
Radio
       
DURAND
Sergeant
Pilot
Assigned to the GBA II/35 Group in May 1940, after completing his pilot training at the Istres school.        
DURBET Henri
Captain
GB II/62
Observer
Killed in aerial combat on March 20, 1940    
DUSSANS
Sergeant
GB II/23
Pilot
Killed by accident on May 22, 1940    
DUTERTRE
Captain
GB I/15
   
DU-TERTRE
Sub-Lieutenant
Pilot
The Breguet 693 Nb 80 severely hit by german fightersing on June 14, 1940, crashes on landing: The Sub-Lieutenant DU-TERTRE is unscathed.    
D'WELLES
Sub-Lieutenant
GB II/21
Crew Chief