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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
GADY René
Sub-Lieutenant
Pilot

Breguet 693 Nb 21 was shot down by the Flak during a ground attack on May 12, 1940. Sub-Lieutenant GADY is unharmed.

René GADY was killed in an air crash on 26 October 1940

Born on 25 May 1912 at Ansac sur Vienne (16 - Charente)
Killed on 26 October 1940 at Narbonne (11 - Aude)
GAIGNARD
Sub-Lieutenant
Pilot
         
GAILLARD Paul Honoré
Corporal
Machine-Gunner´┐Ż
On April 11, 1940, Bloch MB 210 No. 181, crashed on takeoff. Corporal GAILLARD is killed. Born on 1 July 1920 at Maisonneuve (86 - Vienne)
Killed on 11 April 1940 at Cannet des Maures (83 - Var)
GAILLERES Jean
Adjutant
GB II/31
Machine-Gunner
Killed in aerial combat on September 9, 1939    
GALERNEAU Marcel
Staff-Sergeant
GB I/21
Machine-Gunner
Killed in aerial combat on May 24, 1940    
GALLAND André
Staff-Sergeant
Bombardment Group nb 19
Machine-Gunner
       
GAMET
Staff-Sergeant
GB II/21
Pilot
       
GARDIOL
Master-Corporal
GB I/23
Machine-Gunner
Wounded by accident on May 24, 1940    
GAST Louis - René
Chief Warrant Officer
Observer
Killed on 17 May 1940: his aircraft, the LeO 451 No122, is shot down by the Flak. Chief Warrant Officer GAST jumps by parachute, but the parachute does not open..

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

Born on January 23, 1905 in Erstein (67 - Bas-Rhin)
GATINOIS Marcel - Joseph
Adjutant
Pilot

On June 6, 1940, the No. 451 No. 150 was shot down by Fighters during an attack on a column of enemy armoured vehicles. The crew is killed.

Posthumous commendation with the attribution of the Cross of War with Palm.

Born December 17, 1910 at Saint Amand sur Arnain (80 - Somme)
Killed on June 6, 1940 at Remaugies (80 - Somme)
GAUBERT
Lieutenant
GB II/23
   
GAUCHE René
Chief Warrant Officer
GB I/62
Machine-Gunner
Wounded in aerial combat on June 5, 1940    
GAUDRY
Staff-Sergeant
GB II/31
Pilot
       
GAUSSENS
Sub-Lieutenant
Pilot
         
GAUTHIER Hubert - Eugène
Chief Warrant Officer
Pilot

Killed on May 31, 1940, aboard the Leo 451 No. 133 shot by Fighters . The crew parachutes, but too low. there will be no survivors.

Posthumous citation, with the attribution of the Cross of War with Palm.

Born November 13, 1906, Lunéville (54 - Meurthe-et-Moselle), France
Killed May 31, 1940 at Besson sur Matz (60 - Oise)
GAUTIER Henri
Staff-Sergeant
GB I/23
Machine-Gunner
Wounded by accident on May 25, 1940    
GAUVAIN
Staff-Sergeant
GBA I/15
Mécanicien
   
GEERTZ Georges - Jean
Captain
Crew Chief
On January 12, 1940, the LeO 451 No. 17 crashed during a night flight. His crew is killed. Born on 21 March 1908 in Bordeaux (33 Gironde)
Killed on 12 January 1940 at Arles (13 Bouches du Rhône)
 
GEIGER
Sergeant
GB I/21
   
GELLY Guy
Sergeant
Front Machine-Gunner
On May 14, 1940, his aircraft was shot down by the Flak. Sergeant GELLY parachutes himself and will be taken prisoner when he reaches the ground.  
GEMON Paul
Captain
GB I/34
Pilot
Killed by accident on June 20, 1940    
GENEST
Adjutant
Pilot
   
GENRE
Master-Corporal
Machine-Gunner
On June 10, 1940, Breguet 693 No38 was shot down by a Me109. The crew is unscathed.    
GENTIER Maurice
Sergeant
Radio
Killed in aerial combat on June 6, 1940    
GENTY René
Lieutenant
Crew Chief
He joined the air force in April 1936.
The Leo 451 No151 was shot down by Fighters on June 6, 1940. Lieutenant GENTY, injured, parachuted.
Born in Monthermé, in the Ardennes  
GEOFFROY Louis
Sergeant
           
GERARDOT Paul
Lieutenant-Colonel
Crew Chief
Wounded on 6th October 1939: his aircraft, the LeO 451 No6, was badly damaged by the fight and the German Flak had to land in flames in the German lines. Lieutenant-Colonel GERARDOT is taken prisoner.

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

 
GERAUD Pierre
Adjutant
GB II/35
Pilot
The Breguet 691 No 39 is shot down on May 18, 1940 by 10 Me109. The crew, unharmed is made prisoner  
GIARD Paul
Sergeant
Machine-Gunner
On May 16, 1940, the Breguet 693 No30 was shot down by the Flak. The crew is taken prisoner.  
GIBRON robert
Staff-Sergeant
GB II/21
Pilot
Killed by accident on May 25, 1940    
GILLET
Lieutenant
GB I/15
Navigator
   
GILLET Jacques
Sub-Lieutenant
GB I/19
Observer
Killed in aerial combat on June 10, 1940    
GILLET Pierre - Michel
Lieutenant
Crew Chief
Killed on 14 April 1940 aboard the Leo 451 No 111 : the plane crashed during a training flight at low altitude.

Cited to the order of the air wing with the award of the war cross with palm.

Born on January 30, 1906 in Paris.
GIMEL Raymond
Sergeant
GB II/21
Pilot
Killed in aerial combat on May 25, 1940    
GIONETTI
Sergeant
Machine-Gunner
Breguet 693 No66 was severely damaged by the Flak on May 25, 1940. Sergeant GIONETTI was seriously injured.    
GIRARD Maurice
Sub-Lieutenant
Pilot
The Breguet 693 No70 was damaged by the Flak on June 9, 1940, and crashed to the ground: the crew was wounded ..  
GIRAUD
Sergeant
           
GIRAUDON André Fernand
Master-Corporal
Machine-Gunner
On May 22, 1940, the Breguet 693 No25 was shot down by the Flak during the attack of a motorized column. The crew is killed. Born August 22nd 1917 at Clermont-Ferrand (63 - Puy De Dôme)
Killed on 22 May 1940 at Esssigny Le Grand (02 - Aisne)
GIRIER
Général
Machine-Gunner
The Breguet 693 No3 is accidentally destroyed on landing on June 7, 1940, on the return of a test flight: General GIRIER is wounded in both legs.    
GOBEAU Jean
Chief Warrant Officer
Crew Chief
 
GODINEAU
Master-Corporal
Machine-Gunner
The Breguet 693 Nb 61 severely damaged by Me109 on June 5, 1940, crashed back on his land. The Corporal Corporal GODINEAU is seriously injured.    
GOHON Bernard
Sergeant
Pilot
Assigned to the GBA II/35 Group in May 1940, after completing his pilot training at the Istres school.        
GOMBERT Gérard - Louis
Staff-Sergeant
Pilot
Killed on 17 th May 1940: his aircraft, the LeO 451 No122, is shot down by the Flak. He will succeed in keeping his plane in the line of flight to allow the crew to jump.

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

Born on September 09, 1915 in Hellemes Lille (59 - Nord)
GONZALVEZ Robert
Sergeant
GB II/21
Radio
Killed in aerial combat on May 25, 1940    
GOUGNON
Commander
   
GOURAUD
Captain
GB II/62
Killed by accident on June 17, 1940    
GOURRON
Adjutant
cannoneer
On June 13, 1940, the Leo 451 No. 276 was shot down by Fighters. The crew parachutes. Adjutant GOURRON is injured.    
GOYER Albert
Chief Warrant Officer
Pilot
The Breguet 693 No9 is shot down by the flak during a ground attack on May 12, 1940. The Chief Warrant Officer GOYER, unharmed, is taken prisoner.  
GRANDCHAMP
Sergeant
cannoneer
Sergeant GRANCHAMP is credited with two victories during the French Campaign.
On June 6, 1940, the LEO 451 No. 183 badly damaged by Fighters on June 6, 1940, was forced to land in the countryside and was destroyed. Sergeant GRANDCHAMP is injured.
   
GRANDREMY Jean - Alfred
Lieutenant
Crew Chief
On May 11, 1940, the LeO 451 No. 63, severely hit by the Flak, managed to rejoin his land, but was destroyed on landing. Lieutenant GRANDREMY has previously jumped into a parachute and will be taken prisoner. Born on 14 March 1912  
GRANGE Edmond
Staff-Sergeant
GB II/23
Radio
Killed in aerial combat on June 8, 1940    
GRENET Pierre
Commander
Pilot
The Breguet 693 No28 is literally cut in two by the Flak on May 18, 1940. Commander GRENET, boss of the GBA II / 54 is killed. Born on 6 January 1905 at Mantes (78 - Yvelines)
Killed on 18 May 1940 at Landrecies (59 - Nord)
GRIMAL Georges
Captain
Cder 3rd Sqn.
 
GRISONNI Louis
Staff-Sergeant
GB I/63
Pilot
Killed by mistake on May 22, 1940    
GROSS
Captain
GB II/32
   
GUEGAJEN
Chief Warrant Officer
Machine-Gunner
The Breguet 693 Nb 51, accident in Orléans-Bricy on June 20, 1940, will be abandoned on the spot. the crew is unscathed.    
GUELOU Georges - Hyacinthe
Staff-Sergeant
  He later joined GB I/19 and was killed in aerial combat on 18 August 1944. Born on 4 March 1915 in Plougrescant (22 - C´┐Żtes-d'Armor)
 
GUENOU Fernand
Staff-Sergeant
GB II/62
Machine-Gunner
Wounded and taken prisoner on June 12, 1940    
GUERCHON Paul
Corporal
Cannoneer
       
GUERIN
Sergeant
GB II/19
Machine-Gunner
Wounded and taken prisoner on 22 May 1940    
GUESPIN
Staff-Sergeant
Radio
   
   
GUICHON Claude Pierre
Sergeant
Machine-Gunner
Breguet 693 No20 was destroyed by the Flak on May 16, 1940. The crew was killed. Born on 4 May 1916 in
Paris (75)
Killed on 16 May 1940 at Chaumont Porcien (08 - Ardennes)
GUIDEAU
Sergeant
Radio
         
GUIDICELLI Etienne
Sergeant
GB II/21
Machine-Gunner
Killed by accident on May 25, 1940    
GUILLAUMIN
Sub-Lieutenant
           
GUILLOTEAU
Lieutenant
GB I/23
Pilot
   
GUILLOU
         
GUIMBRETIERE
Sub-Lieutenant
Machine-Gunner
Seriously wounded May 20, 1940, aboard the Breguet 693 No65, damaged by the Flak  
GUINLE Hubert
Master-Corporal
GB I/25
Machine-Gunner
       
GUIONNET
Captain
GB II/23
Pilot
   
GUIRAL Denis - André
Adjutant
Pilot
On May 9th, 1940, while taking off for a training flight, the Léo 451 No 96, in loss of speed, crashes The Adjutant GUIRAL is killed. Born November 02, 1909 in Carmaux (81 - Tarn)
Killed May 10, 1940 at Arles (64 - Pyrénées Atlantiques)
 
GUISSET Marcel - Jacques
Sub-Lieutenant
Observer
Killed on November 8, 1939 during a night mission: his aircraft, the Bloch MB200 No162, hit by flak, crashed to the ground.

Cited posthumously in the order of the French Air Force and appointed to the National Order of the Legion of Honour.

Born on February 11th 1915 in Saint-Laurent de Cerdans (66 - Pyrénées Orientales)
GUITTENY
Commander
GB II/15
Commander of Group GB II/15    
GUSTIN Paul
Lieutenant
GB I/34
   
GUYON Jean - Marie
Staff-Sergeant
Pilot
Jean Guyon was killed in Algeria in April 1943 while serving with GB I/11. Born on 26 May 1917 in Les Sables-D'Olonne (85 - Vendée)
Killed on 26 April 1943 in Biskra (Algeria)
   
GUYOT
Commander
GB I/32
   
GUYOT Armand
Chief Warrant Officer
GB II/21
Radio
Killed by accident on May 25, 1940