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Crews of Reconnaissance

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
ABOUT
Sergeant
GR II/55
Machine-Gunner
   
ACHAINTRE
Staff-Sergeant
GAO 505
Pilot
   
ADER Franck
Staff-Sergeant
GR I/36
Pilot
       
AGACCIO
Commander
GAO I/551
   
ALEXANDRE Daniel
Lieutenant
Observer
     
ALIAS Henri - Jean
Commander
Commander of Group
A former Saint-Cyrien with a General Staff certificate, he joined the Air Force in October 1923. Born in Paris  
ALLAIRE Robert
Sub-Lieutenant
GR I/35
Pilot
Assigned to GR I/35 on May 28, 1940 from GAO 516.
On June 16, 1940, the Potez 63-11 No.610 was shot down in a fight against 27 Me109 ... The aircraft crashes into German territory and the crew Wounded, is initially taken prisoner, but will succeed to escape on June 18th.
   
AMARGER
Sub-Lieutenant
GAO 518
Pilot
Wounded in aerial combat on May 15, 1940    
AMARRE
Lieutenant
GR II/52
Observer
Wounded in aerial combat on September 25, 1939    
ANCET Victor
Lieutenant
GR II/14 on May 5, 1940
Observer and Crew Chief
Affected to 22 Wing on October 10, 1937. At that time, this unit was a Bombing Wing, which became a Reconnaissance Wing in February 1939.  
   
ANDRE Yves
Sergeant
GR II/55
Machine-Gunner
Wounded in aerial combat on June 9, 1940    
ANDRES Emile
Sub-Lieutenant
Pilot
Joined the Group on May 22, 1940 from GAO 586.
His Aircraft, the Potez 63-11 n°582 is shot down by the Flak on May 22, 1940. The sub-Lieutenant ANDRES, unharmed, is made prisoner.
 
ANDREVA
Capiain
Observer
         
ANTOINE
Staff-Sergeant
Machine-Gunner
         
APERCE
Master-Corporal
GR II/52
Machine-Gunner
   
ARIE Max
Sergeant
GAO II/508
Machine-Gunner
Wounded in aerial combat on June 5, 1940    
ARINO Joseph
Sub-Lieutenant
GAO 518
Machine-Gunner
Killed in aerial combat on May 15, 1940    
ARIS
Sergeant
GR I/35
Pilot
Wounded by accident on February 24, 1940    
ARNION
Sergeant
GR I/33
Machine-Gunner
Killed in aerial combat on October 16, 1939    
AUBERT
Captain
GR I/35
Assistant to the Group Commande
       
AUBREE
Commander
GAO 505
   
AUGE Jean
Sub-Lieutenant
GR II/55
Observer
Killed in aerial combat on June 21, 1940    
AUZEING Jean
Lieutenant
GR I/55
Observer
   
AVON
Sergeant
GR II/55
Machine-Gunner
   
BACHELOT
Captain
GAO 553
Observer
Wounded in aerial combat on May 16, 1940    
BAGREL Louis - Marie
Adjutant
Machine-Gunner
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. Adjutant BAGREL is killed. Born on November 27, 1909 in Baccarat (54 - Meurthe et Moselle)
BAIL Albert
Staff-Sergeant
GR I/35
Pilot
Killed by accident on March 21, 1940    
BAILLY
Commander
GR II/36
   
BALBIANO Roger
Sub-Lieutenant
Observer
Killed on June 16, 1940 aboard Potez 63-11 No. 844 shot down by the Flak.  
BALIGANT
Staff-Sergeant
GR I/35
Observer
   
BALLET Jacques
Lieutenant
Observer
In 1929, after graduating from the Avord Reserve Officers Aviation School, he joined the 34th Aviation Regiment in Digny. He joined the GAO III/551 at the mobilization on September 3, 1939. Born in Neufchateau.      
BARAT Gilbert
Sub-Lieutenant
GAO 513
Observer
   
BARBARIN Maxime
Master-Corporal
GAO 517
Machine-Gunner
Wounded in aerial combat on June 8, 1940    
BARBIER Léo
Sub-Lieutenant
GAO 507
Pilot
Wounded by accident on December 23, 1939  
BARBIER
Adjutant
Pilot
On March 24th, 1940, the Potez 637 No.36 is shot down during a fight opposing it to 4 Me109. The plane crashes to the ground. Adjutant BARBIER is injured    
BARDOL Joseph
Sub-Lieutenant
Observer
     
BARLIER
Sub-Lieutenant
           
BARON Charles
Sergeant
GAO 515
Pilot
   
BARRIBERE
Sergeant
GAO 543
Flight Mechanic
         
BARRUET
Commander
   
BARSE
Captain
Observer
On May 17, 1940, his aircraft, the Potez 63-11 No. 219, hit by the Flak, must land in the countryside where he is burned by the unharmed crew.    
BATTLE Sébastien
Sub-Lieutenant
GAO 517
Pilot
Wounded in aerial combat on June 8, 1940    
BAUD Hippolyte
Captain
GR II/52
Pilot
Killed by accident on May 13, 1940    
BAUDENON
Chief Warrant Officer
GR I/35
Machine-Gunner
   
BAUDENS Albert - René
Chief Warrant Officer
Pilot
     
BAUDIN
Sergeant

GR I/35 le 1er June 40

Pilot
   
BAUDIN
Sergeant
GAO 543
Machine-Gunner
         
BAYLE
Staff-Sergeant
GAO I/584
Pilot
   
BAYLE
Sub-Lieutenant
GR II/55
Pilot
   
BEAU
Sub-Lieutenant
Observer
Received the war cross on June 6, 1940.        
BEAUVAIS
Staff-Sergeant
Pilot
       
BEAUVALLET Jean
Adjutant
GAO I/508
Machine-Gunner
Wounded in aerial combat on May 18, 1940    
BECKER Jean
Lieutenant
GAO 515
Observer
Wounded in aerial combat on June 19, 1940    
BEDIEZ Maurice - André
Sub-Lieutenant
Observer
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. Sub-Lieutenant BEDIEZ is killed. Born on March 3rd, 1901 in Aubigny (80 - Somme)
BELBEZE Henri
Captain
GR II/52
Observer
Killed in aerial combat on October 16, 1939    
BENECH Auguste
Staff-Sergeant
GAO 547
Pilot
Killed in aerial combat on May 14, 1940    
BENOIST Marcel
Sub-Lieutenant
Observer
Killed on June 5, 1940 aboard the Potez 63-11 No. 250 shot by German Fighters.  
BERDELLOU Louis
Sub-Lieutenant
GAO 515
Pilot
 
 
BERLAND Robert
Chief Warrant Officer
Pilot
Killed on June 13, 1940 aboard Potez 63-11 No.384 shot down by 6 Me109.  
BERNARD Robert
Staff-Sergeant
GAO 586
Chief Flight Engineer
Killed on May 8, 1940 by accident aboard the Potez 630 n°43        
BERNARD
Lieutenant
GAO I/520
Observer
Wounded in aerial combat on September 24, 1939  
 
BERNARD
Captain
GAO II/551
   
BERNARD Michel - Paul
Adjutant
Pilot
Killed aboard Potez 637 n°3, shot down during an air fight against 6 Me109 on November 5, 1939. Born on June 27, 1907 in Rambervillers (88 - Vosges)
BERNARDIE René
Staff-Sergeant
GAO 513
Pilot
   
BERNET Robert
Sergeant
Machine-Gunner 
- May 12, 1940, his aircraft, the Potez 63-11 n°180 is badly damaged in an aerial combat with 4 Me109, and crashes in the airfield: the crew is unscathed.
- May 15, 1940, his Aircraft, the Potez 63-11 n°192 is hit by the Flak and crashes into a field. Sergeant BERNET, unscathed, parachutes.
 
BERNHEIM Pierre
Lieutenant
GAO I/506
Observer
       
BEROISSARD
Sergeant
Machine-Gunner
     
BERTAUX Maurice
Captain
Pilot
On June 2, 1940, during a test flight, Bloch MB 174 No.29 went into a spin and crashed to the ground. The crew was killed.  
BERTHE
Chief-Warrant Officer
Oberver
         
BERTHEUX Charles
Lieutenant
GAO 547
Observer
Killed in aerial combat on May 14, 1940    
BERTHEZENE
Sergeant
GAO II/520
Machine-Gunner
Killed by accident on January 25, 1940    
BERVEILLER François
Captain
GAO 543
Pilot
Killed in aerial combat on June 9, 1940    
BESSET Georges
Sub-Lieutenant
GAO 515
Observer
       
BIENVAULT
Lieutenant
GR I/35
Pilot
   
BIKOWETZ
Sub-Lieutenant
GAO 507
Observer
Wounded in aerial combat on May 20, 1940    
BILLOT
Commander
GAO 513
   
BIOLETTI
Master-Corporal
GR II/52
Machine-Gunner
Killed in aerial combat on September 27, 1939    
BIOUSSE Henri
Staff-sergeant
Pilot
       
BIRON Fernand
Commander
GR II/55
   
BISCH Xavier
Lieutenant
GR I/33
Observer
Killed in aerial combat on June 10, 1940    
BISSON
Commander
GR I/55
   
BITSCH
Captain
GAO 507
   
BIZET Eugène
Staff-Sergeant
Pilot
Killed on June 16, 1940 aboard Potez 63-11 No. 844 shot down by the Flak.  
BLANCHARD
Staff-Sergeant
Machine-Gunner
- January 13, 1940, Staff-Sergeant BLANCHARD is forced to evacuate in flight his aircraft, a bloch MB131 caught in the mist.He poses indeme in the countryside.
- On June 5, 1940, his aircraft, the Potez 63-11 N°216 is shot down in a fight with the opponent at 7 Me109 and crashes. Staff-Sergeant BLANCHARD is unscathed.
Received the war cross on June 6, 1940.
 
BLANCHET Michel
Sub-Lieutenant
GAO 509
Machine-Gunner
Killed in aerial combat on June 5, 1940    
BLANCHOT
Corporal
Machine-Gunner
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 ended his race in a pylon: the crew is unscathed    
BLANCHOT Hubert
Staff-Sergeant
Mechanic
On June 2, 1940, during a test flight, Bloch MB 174 No.29 went into a spin and crashed to the ground. The crew was killed.  
BLIN
Lieutenant
GR I/35
   
BLONDEL Brice
Caporal
Machine-Gunner
- On April 30, 1940, Bloch MB174 n°18 was destroyed on take-off following a speeding down. Corporal BLONDEL is unharmed. - On June 9, 1940, the Potez 63-11 n°665 was shot down by the Flak during a reconnaissance flight at low altitude. The crew, wounded, is taken prisoner. "    
BOIGNES
Captain
GAO II/514
Observer
Wounded in aerial combat on October 27, 1939    
BOIRE
Adjutant
GR I/35
   
BOLLE Pierre
Sub-Lieutenant
GAO II/506
Observer 
Killed in aerial combat on June 4, 1940    
BOLO
Sub-Lieutenant
GAO 509
Machine-Gunner
Killed by accident on March 17, 1940    
BONNAL Louis
Lieutenant
GAO 507
Observer
Wounded in aerial combat on September 20, 1939    
BONNET
Caporal
GAO 510
Machine-Gunner
Fait prisonnier le June 16, 1940    
BONNEVAL
Adjutant
GR I/35
Machine-Gunner
   
BOQUIEN
Sub-Lieutenant
GR II/55
 
   
BOUDINIER Emile
Sub-Lieutenant
GAO 509
Observer
Killed in aerial combat on June 5, 1940    
BOUGEROL Jacques-Guy
Lieutenant
Observer
Reserve Lieutenant from the E.O.R., ... and Reverend Father, he joined the GR II/33 in May 1940.        
BOUILLER René
Chief Warrant Officer
GAO 513
Pilot
       
BOULARD Pierre
Lieutenant
GR II/55
Observer
Killed in aerial combat on January 10, 1940  
 
BOULAY
Staff-Sergeant
Machine-Gunner
May 7, 1940, Bloch MB174 No.40 crashes shortly after takeoff. The aircraft is destroyed, but the crew is unscathed.    
BOULLE
Sub-Lieutenant
GR I/35
Observer
   
BOUR
sub-Lieutenant
Pilot
         
BOUR Georges
Staff-Sergeant
GR II/52
Machine-Gunner
Killed by accident on May 13, 1940    
BOURDON
Sergeant
Pilot
 
BOURGOIN René
Lieutenant
GR II/36
Observer
   
BOURHIS Jean
Sub-Lieutenant
GR II/52
Pilot
   
BOURREAUD-GUIGNARD Robert
Lieutenant
GR I/33
Observer
       
BOURSAUS Georges
Captain
Pilot and Group Leader
Wounded on June 5, 1940 aboard Potez 63-11 No.365 shot down by 7 Me109.  
BOUTIERE
Adjutant
GR I/55
Pilot
       
BOUTIN
Sergeant
Machine-Gunner
         
BOUVRY
Staff-Sergeant
Pilot
Killed on 9 September 1939 aboard Bloch MB131 n°92, shot down during an aerial combat with two ME109s.    
BOUYAY
Sergeant
GAO 545
Machine-Gunner
   
BOYER
Sergeant
GR II/14
Machine-Gunner
         
BRABANT Roger
Lieutenant
Observer
May 13, 1940, Bloch MB174 No.11 is shot down by 3 Me109. The crew is killed.  
BRAGADIR
Lieutenant
Pilot
On May 15, 1940, his aircraft, Potez 63-11 No.389 was shot down by 7 Me109. Lieutenant BRAGADIR, unscathed, managed to put his aircraft in the open countryside.    
BRAGEOT
Adjudant
         
BRARD Raymond
Adjutant
Pilot
On September 26, 1939, the Potez 637 No.46 is shot down by German fighters and the Flak. Adjutant BRARD wounded, parachute but is taken prisoner,  
BRIAS
Sergeant
GAO I/508
Pilot
Wounded in aerial combat on June 14, 1940    
BROISSAND
Sub-Lieutenant
GAO II/514
Pilot
   
BRUGEROLLES Elie
Sub-Lieutenant
Observer
On March 24th, 1940, the Potez 637 No.36 is shot down during a fight opposing it to 4 Me109. The plane crashes to the ground. Sub-Lieutenant BRUGEROLLES is killed.  
BRULLOT Marcel
Chief Warrant Officer
GR I/33
Machine-Gunner
   
BRUN
Adjutant
GAO II/551
Machine-Gunner
   
BRUN René
Sergeant
GR II/55
Machine-Gunner
Killed in aerial combat on May 19, 1940    
BRUNE Gaston
Sub-Lieutenant
GR II/55
Observer
Killed in aerial combat on May 20, 1940  
 
BRUNERIE Roger
Sub-Lieutenant
Observer
On May 25, 1940, returning from a night mission, the Potez 637 No.35 crashes on landing. Sub-Lieutenant BRUNERIE, injured, is the only survivor.  
BUISSIERE
Captain
GAO II/508
   
BURCELIN
Master-Corporal
Machine-Gunner
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. Master Corporal BURCELIN is unharmed.    
BURCKHARDT René
Adjutant
Pilot
     
BUSSCHAERT Pierre
Sergeant
GAO 582
Pilot
Killed by accident on June 3, 1940    
BUTZ Paul
Staff-Sergeant
Machine-Gunner
On May 25, 1940, returning from a night mission, the Potez 637 No.35 crashes on landing. Staff Sergeant BUTZ is killed.