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Name: Jean-Paul Jacques Favre de Thierrens
Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur
Croix de Guerre with 3 palms and 2 bronze stars
Jean-Paul Favre de Thierrens
Country: France
Rank: Sous Lieutenant
Service: French Air Service
Units: F215, Spa62
Victories: 6
Born: 18 February 1895
Place of Birth: Nimes
Died: 17 October 1973
Place of Death: Paris
 
 
Favre de Thierrens was wounded in action on 2 September 1916.
 
Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur
"A pilot of remarkable skill and courage who in all circumstances sets an example of audacity and sang-froid.  While returning from a protection mission, he had to sustain a very difficult engagement against a group of enemy planes; he managed to down one of his adversaries in flames, in its own lines, bringing to three the number of his victories. One wound, four citations." Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur citation, 12 June 1918
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 21 Oct 1917 Spa62   Albatros C Chavignon
2 06 Dec 1917 Spa62   Fokker DR.I Colligis
3 15 May 1918 Spa62   LVG C Monampteuil
4 25 May 1918 Spa62   EA Ambrief
5 31 May 1918 Spa62   Two-seater
6 04 Jun 1918 Spa62   Albatros D.V 1 Aisne River

1 Shared with André Bosson
 
Books
Over the Front
by Norman L. R. Franks, Frank W. Bailey / Hardcover / Grub Street the Basement (May 1992)
 
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