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Name: Joseph Marie Xavier de Sevin
Officier de la Légion d'Honneur
Croix de Guerre with 9 palms
Joseph de Sevin
Country: France
Rank: Capitaine
Service: French Air Service
Units: N12; Spa26
Victories: 12
Born: 10 March 1894
Place of Birth: Toulouse, France
Died: 07 November 1963
Place of Death:  
 
 
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Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur
"Brilliant pilote de chasse having a high conception of devotion to duty. Always prepared for the most difficult missions. Woulded in the infantry at the beginning of the war, he transferred to aviation, downing his second enemy plane on 4 March 1917. Already cited three times in army orders." Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur citation, 19 April 1917
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 11 Jul 1916 N12   EA Monthenault
2 04 Mar 1917 N12   EA 1 Autrecourt-Verdun
3 11 May 1917 1125 N12   Two-seater 2 Vailly
4 19 Jun 1917 0720 N12   EA 3 Reims
5 30 Sep 1917 N12   EA 4  
6 30 Sep 1917 N12   EA 5  
7 20 Jan 1918 Spa26   EA 6 Samoyeux
8 01 Apr 1918 1415 Spa26   EA E of Montdidier
9 15 May 1918 1225 Spa26   EA 7 Ausanvillers
10 16 May 1918 1045 Spa26   EA 8 NE of Montdidier
11 16 May 1918 1130 Spa26   EA 9 E of Roye
12 24 Oct 1918 1400 Spa26   EA NE of Vouzieres

1 Shared with Sgt Marcel Nogues
2 Shared with Capt Alfred Auger
3 Shared with S/Lt Jean Chaput, S/Lt Jacques Ortoli
4 Shared with Adj de Dreux
5 Shared with Adj de Dreux, Adj de la Fregeoliere
6 Shared with MdL Fontaine
7 Shared with Lt de Tascher, Adj Antoine
8 Shared with Lt Puget
9 Shared with MdL Andre Dubonnet
 
Books
Over the Front
by Norman L. R. Franks, Frank W. Bailey / Hardcover / Grub Street the Basement (May 1992)
 
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