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Crews of Bombardment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


1001 Bombardment crew members are listed below in alphabetical order.

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Name
Rank
Unit
Post
Informations
Civil-statut
Photo
Indiv. Card
Citations
EAUCLAIRE Georges
Sergeant
GB I/63
Pilot
Killed by mistake on May 22, 1940    
EMINET
Staff-Sergeant
GBA II/35
           
ENSLEN
Lieutenant-Colonel
Crew Chief
On September 9, 1939, the Bloch 200 n°132, badly damaged by German Fighters, must make a landing in enemy territory. Lieutenant-Colonel ENSLEN, unscathed, is taken prisoner    
ERLY André
Soldat
Machine-Gunner
         
ESNAU Henri
Staff-Sergeant
Radio
Killed on November 8, 1939: his aircraft, the Bloch MB200 n°162, hit by flak, crashed to the ground.

Cited to the order of the air force with the award of the War Cross with palm.

Posthumous Legion of Honour.

Born on June 3, 1906 in Disse-sous-Ballon (72 - Sarthe)
ESPARRE
Commander
GB II/32
   
ESTEVE Fernand
Staff-Sergeant
GB II/19
Pilot
Killed in aerial combat on June 13, 1940    
EUGENE Jacques
Captain
GB II/21
   
EUGENE Charles
Staff-Sergeant
Machine-Gunner
On May 30th, 1940, the Breguet 693 n 74 is shot down by 5 Me109. Staff Sergeant EUGENE is seriously injured.  
EUZEN
Captain
GB I/12
   
EVRARD Joseph
Adjutant
GB I/19
       
EYMERY Paul
Sub-lieutenant
GB I/21
Crew Chief
Killed in aerial combat on May 25, 1940    
FANGEAUX Joseph
Lieutenant
Listed on the special register of the Legion of Honour without awarding the war cross.  
FASSO Guy
Captain
GB II/21
   
FAUCARD Robert
Staff-Sergeant
Machine Gunner
Born May 4, 1916 in Cornusse (Cher).
On 3 December 1939, Amiot 143 n° 110, caught in the fog, crashes in a Jura forest. Staff Sergeant FAUCARD was killed along with 3 other crew members who were buried in Pontarlier.
His body was exhumed on 15 December 1948 and reburied in Grenoble cemetery.
Born on May 4,1916 at Comusse
Died on December 3,1939
 
FAUR
Staff-Sergeant
   
FAURE
Lieutenant
GB I/21
GB II/21
Killed by accident on May 10, 1940    
FAURE
Captain
Crew Chief
On April 1, 1940, an Amiot 143 is touched by the Flak and must land in Luxembourg. The crew fire the plane before being interned. Captain FAURE is slightly injured.    
FAVRE-BULLE
Adjutant
GB II/23
Radio
Taken prisoner on June 6, 1940    
FAYE
Lieutenant
   
FERALJean - Désiré
Sergeant
Navigator Bombardier
On June 22, 1940, his aircraft is destroyed by accident. The crew is killed. Born on 08/06/1921 in Bessac (81 - Tarn)
 
FERIGOULE
Commander
GB II/35
   
FERRAND Bernard
Chief Warrant Officer
Pilot
On May 9, 1940, the Breguet 693 No. 11 crashed on takeoff during a training flight. One of the flaps of the curvature flap remained deflected after takeoff and destabilized the aircraft, which crashed and caught fire. His crew is killed.  
FERRAND Raymond
Chief-Warrant-Officer
Pilot
     
FERRY
Staff-Sergeant
Pilot
         
FETIVEAU
Sergeant
Pilot
On June 5, 1940, Breguet 693 n°31, damaged by german fighters, crashed while attempting to land. Sergeant FETIVEAU is unharmed    
FICHET
Chief-Warrant-Officer
GB I/15 or GB II/15
Radio
       
FICHEUX
Sergeant
GB I/23
Machine-Gunner
Wounded by accident on May 24, 1940    
FILIPPI Etienne
Lieutenant
GB I/12
Pilot
Killed in aerial combat on May 28, 1940    
FIQUET
Lieutenant
Crew Chief
On May 16, 1940, his aircraft was hit by the Flak, while he attacked for the 5th time an armored vehicle. The aircraft manages to regain the ground but is unusable. Lieutenant FIQUET is unscathed.  
 
FLAMANT Emile - Philippe
Chief Warrant Officer
Machine-gunner
Cited to the Order of the Wing, with the award of the War Cross with Bronze Star
born in Sierck-les-bains on 22 October 1909
FLEURIAN
Captain
GB I/15
   
FLEURIAU
Captain
Cder of Group
   
FOISSET Ernest
Chief Warrant Officer
GB I/34
Navigator
Killed by accident on June 20, 1940    
FOLACI Dominique
Staff-Sergeant
GB II/19
Machine-Gunner
Killed in aerial combat on June 8, 1940    
FONTAINE
         
FOUCHIER
Lieutenant
Crew Chief
   
FOUCHER Henri
Adjutant
Machine-Gunner
On May 9, 1940, the Breguet 693 No. 11 crashed on takeoff during a training flight. One of the flaps of the curvature flap remained deflected after takeoff and destabilized the aircraft, which crashed and caught fire. His crew is killed.  
FOURDINIER Edouard
Staff-Sergeant
Pilot
Patented as a tourist pilot in 1936, he joined the school of Istres in September 1937 and was certified as a military pilot in 1938. Assigned to the 4th Squadron of the GBA II/54 in September 1938.
- On May 12, 1940, Breguet 693 No. 34 was severely hit by Flak. Staff Sergeant FOURDINIER managed to land in a castastrophe but Second Lieutenant DE-LA-PORTE-DU-THEIL, trapped in the aircraft, died of burns. Staff Sergeant FOURDINIER was wounded.
Born in Inxent in the canton of Etaples.
FOURESTIER
Commander
GB I/62
   
FOURNEAU Paul - Louis
Chief Warrant Officer
Machine-Gunner
Killed on 17 May 1940 in air combat: his aircraft, the LeO451 n°61, was shot down by the fighter.

Cited posthumously in the order of the air force with the award of the war cross with palm.

Born on December 18, 1900 in Ambrières (53 - Mayenne)
FOURNIOL Gaston
Sub-Lieutenant
GB I/25
Navigator
       
FOURNIOL Henri
Captain
GB II/63
   
FOURRIER
Master-Corporal
GB I/12
cannoneer
   
FRANCOIS
Colonel
Crew Chief
   
FREMOND Frédéric
Lieutenant
Pilot
He joined the ranks of EOR (Eleves Officeirs de Réserve) in October 1935. At the beginning of 1940, he took part in the experimentation of the Amiot 354 at Marignane. Following this mission, in April, he flew some new Bombers to the 34th Wing.
On 18 May 1940, his aircraft was shot down by Flak during an attack of German armoured tanks. Lieutenant FREMOND parachuted down and was taken prisoner. He will be repatriated to France in May 1941.
Born in Hamburg, Germany
FREMON
Lieutenant
GB I/34
Crew Chief
   
FRICEAU Gilles
Chief Warrant Officer
GB I/19
Pilot
       
FRIN
Staff-Sergeant
Machine-Gunner
On 21 May 1940, the Breguet 693 No. 17 crashed by accident on take-off outside Brétigny, between two villas, near the 19 départementale. After the crash, Staff Sergeant FRIN, apparently unhurt, tried to free his immobile pilot, assisted by a corporal from the rescue team, but the bombs exploded . All three men are killed.    
FROIDEVAL
Soldat
GB II/21
Killed by accident on June 13, 1940    
FROMAGET Robert
Chief Warrant Officer
GB I/15
Pilot
       
FUSTER Serge
Sub-lieutenant
Crew Chief
Nicknamed "Casamayor." Born in Algers