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980 Reconnaissance crew members are listed bellow in alphabetical order.

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Name
Rank
Unit
Post
Informations
Civil-statut
Photo
Indiv. Card
Citations
LA-BAS Marcelin
Sub-Lieutenant
GAO I/589
Pilot
       
LABOURDETTE Alexis
Adjutant
Machine-Gunner
May 13, 1940, Bloch MB174 No.11 is shot down by 3 Me109. The crew is killed.
 
LACAILLE Pierre
Staff-Sergeant
Machine-Gunner 
On September 9, 1939, his aircraft, a Bloch MB131, badly damaged during an air combat with 6 ME109, manages to reach his airfield, but crashes on landing: Staff-Sergeant LACAILLE is wounded.
 
LAEMMEL Hippolyte
Lieutenant
GR I/33
Observer
Wounded and taken prisoner on October 16, 1939
   
LAFOND Gilbert
Sub-Lieutenant
GAO 511
Observer
       
LAFRANCE
Lieutenant
Observer
       
LAGARDE René
Chief Warrant Officer
Observer
On September 26, 1939, the Potez 637 No.46 is shot down by German Fighters and the Flak. Chief Warrant Officer LAGARDE parachutes, but too low and kills himself when he gets to the ground.
 
LAHAYE Marie
Sub-Lieutenant
GAO 515
   
LAINEY Paul
Captain
GR I/22
Pilot
Wounded and taken prisoner on May 12, 1940
   
LAINS Jacques
Sub-Lieutenant
GAO I/520
Observer
       
LALVEE
Sub-Lieutenant
GAO 553
Pilot
Wounded and taken prisoner on October 6, 1939
   
LAMBERT
Lieutenant
GAO II/508
Pilot
Wounded, in aerial combat on September 27, 1939
   
LAMBERT
Lieutenant
GAO 553
Killed, in aerial combat on September 28, 1939
   
LAMEY
Commander
GAO 547
   
LAMY François
Sub-Lieutenant
GR I/35
Observer
Wounded, in aerial combat on May 12, 1940
   
LANDRY
Adjutant
GR I/35
Machine-Gunner
   
LANEUZE Pierre
Sub-Lieutenant
Observer
On April 20, 1940, his aircraft, the Bloch MB174 No.31 is shot down by German Fighters. The crew is killed
 
LANEYRIE
Lieutenant
GAO 515
   
LANGLOIS
Chief Warrant Officer
GAO I-551
 
   
LANVARIO Jean
Sergeant
GR I/35
Pilot
   
LAPADU-HARGUES Bernard
Lieutenant
GAO 553
Observer
   
LAPANNE Pierre
Lieutenant
GAO 507
Pilot
       
LARDENNOIS
Lieutenant
GAO 547
Pilot
   
LARMIER
Captain
GR I/36
Observer
Taken prisoner on May 10, 1940
   
LARPENT Serge
Sub-Lieutenant
GR I/35
Observer
Leaves the Group GAO 544 to join the GR I/35 on March 25, 1940.
His aircraft, Potez 63-11 No.620, was shot down during an air fight against 3 Me109 on June 4, 1940. Sub Lieutenant LARPENT was killed.
   
LAUGEROTTE
Sergeant
GR II/14
Pilot
Confirmed presence in the Group from May 1940 to August 1941.
       
LAURENT
Sergeant
GAO I/514
Machine-Gunner
   
LAURENT Jean
Sub-Lieutenant
GAO I/520
Observer
   
LAURENT Pierre
Captain
GR I/36
Chef de Bord
Killed by mistake on November 22, 1939
   
LAUX
Captain
Pilot
On April 16, 1940, his Aircraft, Bloch MB174 n°16 was destroyed in a fight with the opponent at 2 Me109. The Aircraft crashes to the ground and ignites. Captain LAUX, badly wounded and burned, is the only survivor.
   
LAYAHE
Sergeant
GAO I/520
Pilot
   
LAYEC Gilbert
Lieutenant
Pilot
- On March 16, 1940, the Potez 637 is hit by the flak during a low-altitude mission. The Lieutenant LAYEC being wounded, it is the Observer who thanks to the double-commands, succeeds to return and to land without encumbrance on his ground.
- June 15, 1940, his camera, a Bloch MB 174 is damaged by the Flak, but he manages to bring it back to the ground. Lieutenant LAYEC is unharmed.
 
LE-BAIL Jean-Baptiste
Chief Warrant Officer
Pilot
- On November 7, his aircraft, Potez 63-11 N°31, attacked by 9 Me109 must land on his belly. The Chief Warrant Officer LE BAIL is unscathed
- May 14, 1940, returning from a mission, his aircraft, the Potez 63-11 N°684 spin and crashes on landing: the crew is killed.
 
LEBEL Henri
Lieutenant
GAO I/551
Observer
Killed, in aerial combat on May 15, 1940
   
LE-BLEVENNEC
Sub-lieutenant
GAO 543
Observer
       
LE-BRAS
Sergeant
Pilot
On June 12, 1940, his aircraft, the Potez 63-11 n°720, damaged in air combat, crashes on landing. The crew is unscathed
   
LEBRUN Jean
Lieutenant
GR I/55
Pilot
   
LEBRUN Maurice
Lieutenant
GR I/33
Observer
       
LEBRUN Raymond
Lieutenant
Observer
     
LECHEVREL Maurice
Sub-Lieutenant
Observer
- On October 30, 1939, during a night reconnaissance mission, his aircraft, a Potez 63-11, hit by enemy fire, must land in open country but ends his race in a pylon: the crew is unscathed
- On May 15, 1940, his aircraft, the Potez 63-11 No. 258 was shot down in aerial combat. The crew is killed.
 
LECLERC
Lieutenant
Observer
Cavalry Lieutenant detached to the GAO III/551
       
LECLERE Jean
Commander
GAO 512
Pilot
Killed, in aerial combat on May 26, 1940
   
LECOMTE
Sergeant
GR I/35
Machine-Gunner
   
LECORRE
Sergeant
GAO 546
Wounded, in aerial combat on June 9, 1940
   
LE-COSSEC Yves
Staff-Sergeant
Machine-Gunner
On May 14, 1940, returning from a mission, his aircraft, the Potez 63-11 N°684 spin and crashes on landing: the crew is killed
   
LEFEBVRE André
Lieutenant
Observer
 
LEFEBVRE Geoffroy
Sergeant
GR II/55
Pilot
   
LEGENDRE
Sergeant
GR I/35
Machine-Gunner
   
LE-GOASGUEN Raymond
Lieutenant
GAO I/508
Observer
Killed, in aerial combat on May 18, 1940
   
LEGRAND
Chief Warrant Officer
Machine-Gunner
On May 25, 1940, his aircraft, the Potez 63-11 No. 350 is hit by the Flak and must land in the countryside where he is burned by the crew. Unwilling, Chief Warrant Officer LEGRAND will be taken prisoner.
 
LE-GROIGNEC
Sub-Lieutenant
GR I/36
Pilot
Taken prisoner by Spanish on June 21, 1940
   
LEHOUX
Lieutenant
GR II/55
   
LELEU Gilbert
Lieutenant
GAO I/506
Pilot
Killed, in aerial combat on September 10, 1939
 
 
LEMAIRE Louis
Staff-Sergeant
GAO II/520
Observer
Killed by accident on December 22, 1939
   
LE-MOAL
Staff-Sergeant
GR I/33
Radio - Machine-Gunner
       
LEMOINE Georges
Chief Warrant Officer
Pilot
- January 13, 1940, the Chief Warrant Officer LEMOINE is forced to evacuate in flight his aircraft, a bloch MB131 caught in the mist.Il will be injured during the jump.
- On May 15, 1940, his aircraft, the Potez 63-11 No. 258 was shot down in aerial combat. The crew is killed.
 
LENCLUD
Lieutenant
GAO I/551
Observer
   
LENOIR André
Lieutenant
Observer
On May 24, 1940, his aircraft, Potez 63-11 n°607 was shot down by the Flak. The crew is killed.
 
LEON
Aspirant
GAO 504
Observer
   
LEONARD André
Captain
GAO 505
Observer
killed on September 21, 1939
   
LEPLAN
Staff-Sergeant
GR I/33
Machine-Gunner
Wounded and taken prisoner on September 20, 1939
   
LEQUEU
Lieutenant
GAO II/508
Observer
   
LEROY
Sub-Lieutenant
GR I/22
Pilot
Wounded, in aerial combat on September 17, 1939
   
LE-SAOULT Henri
Adjutant
Pilot
- On October 3, 1939, Potez 637 No.39 was badly damaged by the Flak during a low-altitude mission. The Pilot managed to join the French lines, but crashed on landing. The crew is unscathed.
- December 21, 1939, the Potez 637 No.41 is shot down by German Fighters and crushes on the ground. The crew is killed
   
LESCHI
Commander
GAO I/514
   
LESCUYER Jean
Lieutenant
GAO II/508
Observer
Wounded, in aerial combat on June 5, 1940
   
LEVAILLANT
Sergeant
GR I/35
Machine-Gunner
   
LEVASSEUR Claude
Sub-Lieutenant
GAO 547
Observer
Killed, in aerial combat on May 14, 1940
   
LEVESQUE
Commander
GAO I/508
   
LEVY Clément
Sub-Lieutenant
GR I/33
Observer
Killed, in aerial combat on June 17, 1940
 
 
LEYGNAC Louis
Sergeant
Machine-Gunner
Killed aboard the Potez 63-11 No. 297 shot by German Fighters May 13, 1940.
 
LEYNAUD Georges
Staff-Sergeant
GAO 518
Pilot
Killed, in aerial combat on June 15, 1940
   
LHERITIER
Captain
GAO 510
   
LHOSTE Bernard
Sergeant
Machine-Gunner
Wounded on June 5, 1940 aboard Potez 63-11 No.365 shot down by 7 Me109.
 
LICITRI Christian
Sergeant
GAO 512
Machine-Gunner
Killed, in aerial combat on May 26, 1940
   
LIEB Georges
Lieutenant
Observer
On May 15, 1940, his aircraft, Potez 63-11 No.389 was shot down by 7 Me109. The Pilot manages to put his aircraft in the open countryside. Lieutenant LIEB is seriously injured.
 
LIEBERT
Chief Warrant Officer
GAO 507
Machine-Gunner
Wounded, in aerial combat on May 20, 1940
   
LOMBARD Louis
Sergeant
GAO I/551
Machine-Gunner
Wounded and taken prisoner on May 15, 1940
   
LORY
Lieutenant
GR II/55
Wounded, in aerial combat on October 11, 1939
   
LOUCHARD Marius
Captain
GR I/36
Pilot
Killed, in aerial combat on May 14, 1940
   
LOUIS
Lieutenant
GAO 507
Pilot
Wounded, in aerial combat on May 20, 1940
   
LOUSSALEZ
Chief Warrant Officer
GR I/36
Pilot
Wounded by mistake on November 22, 1939
   
LUCAS René
Staff-Sergeant
GR II/55
Pilot
Wounded, in aerial combat and taken prisoner on June 01, 1940
   
LUCAS Pierre
Staff-Sergeant
GAO 510
Machine-Gunner
Killed, in aerial combat on May 27, 1940
   
LUCQUES
Commander
GR I/22
   
LUSSIER Roger - Jean
Adjutant
Machine-Gunner
He was killed on May 18,1942 at El-Aouina, Algeria
Born on June 14,1913 in La Rochelle (16 - Charente-Maritime)    
LUTHEREAU Alphonse
Lieutenant
GR I/35 on August 26, 1939
Observer
Observer detached to the Group on August 26, 1939..
   
LUX Jean
Chief Warrant Officer
GAO 552
Pilot
Killed, in aerial combat on May 13, 1940
   
LYON
Captain
GR II/14
   
LYONNAT
Lieutenant
Observer