The Aerodrome Home Page
Aces of WWI
Aircraft of WWI
Books and Videos
The Aerodrome Forum
Sign the Guestbook
Help
WWI Web Sites
Medals & Decorations
The Aerodrome News
Search The Aerodrome
Today in History




Name: Jean Charles Augustin Dubois de Gennes
Médaille Militaire
Croix de Guerre with 4 palms, 1 star
Jean Dubois de Gennes
Country: France
Rank: Aspirant
Service: French Air Service
Unit: N57
Victories: 5
Born: 16 February 1895
Place of Birth: Desvres
Died: 17 September 1929
Place of Death: At sea
 
 
Wounded in action on 8 February 1916, 7 May 1917 and 31 May 1918.
 
Médaille Militaire
"Pilot of great value, full of bravery, devotion and skill. Has given daily proof of his most combative ardor. He downed in less than 24 hours two enemy planes which crashed to the ground; these were his 3rd and 4th victories. Two wounds — three citations." Médaille Militaire citation, 2 May 1918
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 21 Oct 1917 1300 N57   EA Etouvelles
2 19 Jan 1918 N57   Scout Warmerville
3 11 Apr 1918 1100 N57   Albatros D.III Mailly-Raineval
4 12 Apr 1918 N57   Two-seater 1 Montdider-Fontaine
5 30 May 1918 N57   Balloon 2 E of Saponey

1 Shared with Lt Jean Chaput
2 Shared with S/Lt Charles Nuville
 
Books
Over the Front
by Norman L. R. Franks, Frank W. Bailey / Hardcover / Grub Street the Basement (May 1992)
 
Aces · Aircraft · Books · Forum · Guests · Help · Links · Medals · News · Search · Today