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Name: Fernand Eugene Guyou
Légion d'Honneur
Médaille Militaire
Croix de Guerre with 7 palms, 1 silver star
Fernand Guyou
Country: France
Rank: Sous Lieutenant
Service: French Air Service
Units: N15, N49, N93, N351, N395, N463
Victories: 12
Born: 07 January 1891
Place of Birth: Champigny sur Marne
Died: 01 September 1944
Place of Death: Morocco
 
 
When the war began, Guyou was serving in the cavalry. In April 1915, he transferred to the French Air Service, receiving his Pilot's Brevet on 17 February 1916. After serving with N49, he was reassigned to N15 but was badly wounded on 23 September 1916. Returning to duty on 20 December 1916, he served briefly with three escadrilles before being pemanently assigned to N93 on 25 August 1917. By the end of the war, Guyou had logged 431 hours and 10 minutes of flight time against the enemy. After working as a commercial airline pilot, he rejoined the military during World War II.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 30 Oct 1917 N93   Two-seater 1 Bois de Malancourt
2 30 May 1918 N93   Balloon 2 Crouy-Vrigny
3 02 Jun 1918 N93   Two-seater 3  
4 N93   EA  
5 03 Aug 1918 Spa37   EA 4  
6 09 Aug 1918 Spa37   EA 5 Mortemed
7 21 Aug 1918 Spa37   EA 6  
8 26 Sep 1918 Spa37   Balloon 7 N of Cernay
9 26 Sep 1918 Spa37   Two-seater 7  
10 14 Oct 1918 Spa37   Two-seater 8  
11 18 Oct 1918 Spa37   EA  
12 Nov 1918 Spa37   EA  

1 Shared with Adj Gustave Daladier, Adj Vieljeux
2 Shared with Capt Moreau, S/Lt Duchaussoy, Adj Breton
3 Shared with Adj Gustave Daladier
4 Shared with MdL Martin
5 Shared with Lt de Romanet, Lt Roger Poupon, Sgt Coupillaud
6 Shared with Sgt Boinet
7 Shared with Adj Georges Lienhart
8 Shared with Lt Durat, Sgt Lapierre
 
Books
Over the Front
by Norman L. R. Franks, Frank W. Bailey / Hardcover / Grub Street the Basement (May 1992)
 
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