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Name: Louis-Antoine Chartoire
Légion d'Honneur
Croix de Guerre with 2 Palms and 3 Gold Stars
Country: France
Rank: Sous Lieutenant
Service: French Air Service
Units: N31, Spa31
Victories: 5
Born: 01 June 1895
Place of Birth: Marsat
Place of Death:  
No notes.
Légion d'Honneur
"Remarkable officer; after having provided a very glorious career in the infantry, was severely wounded, and transferred to aviation where he has continued to give examples of magnificent courage. Five official victories." Légion d'Honneur citation
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 17 Oct 1917 N31   Balloon 1 Bruyeres
2 04 Jul 1918 1730 Spa31   Two-seater 2 Romigny
3 28 Sep 1918 1145 Spa31   Fokker D.VII 3 Bois de Bouc
4 02 Nov 1918 Spa31   Scout Montgen-Lechesne
5 Spa31      

1 Shared with Adj Georges Blanc
2 Shared with Adj Deley, MdL Gerbault
3 Shared with S/Lt François Portron, MdL Jacquet
Over the Front
by Norman L. R. Franks, Frank W. Bailey / Hardcover / Grub Street the Basement (May 1992)
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