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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
MAGNIN
Adjutant
Machine-Gunner
On June 10, 1940, Potez 63-11 n°50 was seriously damaged by the Flak, but managed to reach his land. The crew is unharmed, but the aircraft is destroyed.    
MAHIEUX Ernest
Captain
Observer
     
MAINGUY
Commander
GAO 511
   
MALHERBE Roland
Adjutant
Machine-Gunner
Staff-Sergeant in 1937, he was appointed adjutant on April 1, 1940  
   
MALLE
Aspirant
GR II/52
Pilot
   
MANCERI
Staff-Sergeant
Machine-Gunner
         
MANESCAU Marie
Lieutenant
GR II/55
Pilot
Killed in aerial combat on May 18, 1940    
MANN André
Sub-Lieutenant
GAO 503
Observer
Killed in aerial combat on May 16, 1940  
 
MARCHAL
Adjutant
GR I/35
Observer
   
MARCUSSE Robert
Sub-Lieutenant
GR I/36
Observer
Killed in aerial combat on May 12, 1940    
MARIAGE Pierre
Commander
 
MARICHY André
Sergeant
GR I/33
Radio - Machine-gunner
       
MARIE Pierre
Chief Warrant Officer
Observer
- On November 7, his aircraft, Potez 63-11 N°31, attacked by 9 Me109 must land on the belly. The Chief Warrant Officer MARIE is unscathed.
- On January 13, 1940, the Chief Warrant Officer MARIE is forced to evacuate in flight his aircraft, a bloch MB131 caught in the mist. His parachute goes into a torch and he kills himself when he gets to the ground.
   
MARINET Gabriel
Sub-Lieutenant
GAO 513
Pilot
       
MARRAST Marcelin
Captain
GAO 547
Pilot
Killed in aerial combat on May 14, 1940    
MARSEILLE Jean
Sub-Lieutenant
GAO I/514
Pilot
Killed in aerial combat on May 22, 1940    
MARTELLIERE Pierre
Master-Corporal
Machine-Gunner
Killed on September 9, 1939 aboard the Bloch MB131, which, badly damaged during an air combat with 6 ME109, manages to join his land, but crashes on landing.  
MARTIN
Sergeant
GR II/14
Machine-Gunner 
Wounded in aerial combat on June 19, 1940    
MARTIN
Staff-Sergeant
GR II/52
Pilot
   
MARTIN Dominique
Master-Corporal
GAO 547
Machine-Gunner
Wounded and taken prisoner on May 14, 1940    
MARTIN Robert
Lieutenant
GAO 510
Observer
Killed in aerial combat on June 8, 1940    
MARTINANT-SURIN
Staff-Sergeant
GAO 513
Machine-Gunner
Wounded by accident on May 28, 1940    
MARTIN-DES-PALLIERES Jean
Captain
GAO I/589
   
MARTINET Louis
Captain
GR I/33
Pilot
       
MARTINI
Staff-Sergeant
GR II/55
Machine-Gunner
Wounded in aerial combat on May 18, 1940    
MARTRE Marcel
Captain
Observer
June 15, 1940, his camera, a Bloch MB 174 is damaged by the Flak, but he manages to bring it back to the ground. Captain MARTRE is injured  
MARTY André
Lieutenant
GR II/55
Pilot
Killed in aerial combat on June 21, 1940    
MARY Raymond
Chief Warrant Officer
GAO 509
Machine-Gunner
Killed in aerial combat on May 13, 1940    
MARZLOFF
Captain
Observer
Cavalry Captain detached to the GAO III/551        
MASSIE Roger
Captain
Observer
 
MASSONI
Captain
GAO I/551
Observer and 3rd Squadron Leader
   
MATHELIN Roger
Sergeant
GR I/35
Machine-Gunner
Killed in aerial combat on June 7, 1940    
MATHERN Rémy
Lieutenant
Observer
       
MATHIVAT Georges
Sub-Lieutenant
GAO 547
Pilot
       
MATHY Pierre
Sub-Lieutenant
GAO 513
Pilot
       
MATIGNON
Chief Warrant Officer
GR II/36
Machine-Gunner
Wounded by accident on September 29, 1939    
MAUREL Fernand
Lieutenant
GAO 503
Observer
       
MAYENCON Auguste
Adjutant
GR I/36
Pilot
Killed in aerial combat on June 6, 1940    
MAZERON
Staff-Sergeant
GAO I/514
Pilot
   
MAZIERE
Sergeant
GAO 546
Pilot
       
MEGRET-DE-DEVISE Christian
Captain
GAO II/520
Wounded and taken prisoner on May 24, 1940        
MEIGNAN
Sub-Lieutenant
Pilot
         
MEITRET
Lieutenant
GR I/22
Pilot
Wounded in aerial combat on March 11, 1940    
MELCHIOR Maurice
Aspirant
GAO 553
Observer
Wounded in aerial combat on February 23, 1940    
MELOT jean
Sergeant
Machine-Gunner
- On September 6, 1939, returning from a night mission in bad weather, the Potez 637 No.47 must land in the campaign on the belly and is destroyed.The crew is unscathed.
- 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
- On December 21, 1939, Potez 637 No.41 was shot down by German fighters and crashed to the ground. The crew is killed
   
MENARD
Lieutenant
GAO I/551
Observer
   
MENET
Sergeant
GAO 510
Machine-Gunner
Wounded and taken prisoner on June 8, 1940    
MERCEUR Auguste
Lieutenant
GR I/22
Pilot
Killed in aerial combat on June 21, 1940    
MERCY Antoine
Adjutant
GR II/52
Pilot
Wounded in aerial combat on September 30, 1939    
MERIC Jacques
Lieutenant
Observer
On June 13, 1940, his aircraft, the Potez 63-11 N° 205, damaged in air combat, crashes on landing. Lieutenant MERIC is unhurt.  
MERMET François
Captain
GAO 581
Observer
Killed in aerial combat on June 13, 1940    
MESNAIN
Sergeant
GAO 512
Machine-Gunner
   
MEUNIER Jean
Chief-Warrant-Officer
GAO 513
       
MEYER René
Chief-Warrant-Officer
GR I/33
Pilot
       
MEYER-JARDIN
Commander
GAO 510
   
MEYZONADE
Captain
GR I/35
Observer
Observer Officer detached to the Group on September 9, 1940    
MICHET-DE-LA-BAUME
Captain
GAO 517
   
MICHON Robert
Sub-Lieutenant
GAO I/589
Pilot
       
MILLET Georges - Jean
Adjutant
Machine-Gunner
On May 17, 1940, Bloch MB 174 No. 9 was hit by the Flak. Sergeant MILLET, believing the lost plane parachutes, but kills himself by hitting the empennage. The pilot brings the aircraft back to Bourget without any trouble. Born on April 17,1912 in Pont à Mousson (54 - Meurthe et Moselle)
MILLET
Staff-Sergeant
GR II/52
Machine-Gunner
Wounded in aerial combat on May 11, 1940    
MILLION Henri
Staff-Sergeant
GAO 515
Pilot
       
MINARD
Sergeant
Machine-Gunner
Confirmed presence in the Group from May 1940 to February 1941.        
MINARD Jean
Adjutant
GR I/33
Radio - Machine-Gunner
       
MINARO
Sergeant
GAO I/584
Machine-Gunner
   
MOGUEZ Henri
Commander
Pilot
On May 19, 1940, his aircraft, the Mureaux 115 No. 115 was shot down by German Fighters. Heavily wounded, Commander MOGUEZ parachuted himself.  
MOINEAU
Aspirant
     
   
MOLINIER
Master-Corporal
GAO 510
Machine-Gunner
Wounded in aerial combat on May 16, 1940    
MOLL
Sub-Lieutenant
GAO I/506
Observer
Killed in aerial combat on September 10, 1939    
MOLLE
Staff-Sergeant
GAO 543
Machine-Gunner
   
MOLLIERE
Adjutant
GR I/35
Pilot
   
MONEL
Lieutenant
GAO 518
Observer
   
MONIGARD Henri
Captain
GR I/35
Pilot and 2nd Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer
On June 8, 1940, the Potez 63-11 No.691 was shot down by the Flak while strafing a group of German armored vehicles. The plane must land in the countryside. The crew is unscathed.    
MONNERET
Sergeant
GR I/33
Machine-Gunner
Wounded and taken prisoner on June 17, 1940    
MONTAGNON
Captain
Pilot
On May 12, 1940, he was taken prisoner after his aircraft, the Mureaux 115 No. 42, was hit by the Flak.    
MONTANTEME
Lieutenant
GR I/35
Observer
   
MONTAUDIE Jean
Commander
GAO 518
Observer
   
MORDACQ Patrick
Captain
GAO IV/551
Observer
Detached from the 29th Dragon Regiment, he joined GAO IV / 551 on 09/29/1938 with the rank of Lieutenant. He will be promoted Captain on 01/10/1939. He was transferred on 01/10/1940 to the command of the air forces 29 of the 32nd air region.
Opposite, the photo of Captain MORDACQ as well as an extract from his service records
Born June 15, 1909 in Limoges (87 - Haute-Vienne)
Killed on commissioned service on February 26, 1945 in Algeria
 
MOREAU
Sergeant
GR I/35
Pilot
   
MOREAU René
Sergeant
Machine-Gunner
His aircraft, the Potez 637 No. 5 is attacked by Me109 on October 31, 1939, he manages to regain his land, but Sergeant MOREAU is seriously injured    
MOREAU Edgard
Captain
Observer
On May 12, 1940, his aircraft, the Potez 637 n°7 was hit by the flak during a reconnaissance at low altitude. The pilot manages to return to the field, but the Potez is irreparable. Captain Moreau is seriously injured.  
MOREAUX Philippe
Sub-Lieutenant
Pilot
On May 12, 1940, his aircraft, the Potez 63-11 n°180 is badly damaged in an air fight with 4 Me109, and crashes in the field: the crew is unscathed.
On June 14, 1940, his aircraft, Potez 63-11 n°604 was shot down by German Fighters. Sub-Lieutenant MOREAUX, injured, parachutes.
 
MOREL
Sergeant
Machine-Gunner
       
MORIER
Staff-Sergeant
GR II/55
Pilot
   
MORILLON
Staff-Sergeant
Machine-Gunner
         
MOT
Sergeant
Machine-Gunner
On June 16, 1940, the Potez 63-11 n°718 was destroyed by accident during a flight at very low altitude: flying too low, these propellers touch the ground, and the pilot must land in the countryside ... crew is unharmed.    
MOTTEZ Stéphane - Lucien
Lieutenant
Pilot
     
MOUGEL Paulin
Chief Warrant Officer
Machine-Gunner
- Injured during an air fight on September 9, 1939
- On April 20, 1940, his aircraft, the Bloch MB174 No.31 is shot down by German Fighters. The crew is killed
 
MOUGEOT
Staff-Sergeant
GAO 517
Pilot
   
MOUGNE André
Sergeant
GAO 547
Machine-Gunner
Killed in aerial combat on May 14, 1940    
MOULS
Lieutenant
GAO 552
Observer
   
MOURAREAU Toussaint
Sergeant
GAO 515
Machine-Gunner
       
MOXICA Antoine
Staff-Sergeant
GR I/33
Machine-Gunner
Badly burned in aerial combat on 10 June, he will die on June 15, 1940.  
 
MOYNOT Jean
Lieutenant
GR I/22
Observer
       
MOYNOT André
Captain
GR I/33
   
MOYON Hubert
Lieutenant
GR I/22
Observer