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Name: Alfred Marie Joseph Heurtaux
Légion d'Honneur
Croix de Guerre with 15 palms and 2 etoiles de bronze
Alfred Heurtaux
Country: France
Rank: Capitaine
Service: French Air Service
Units: MS26, MS38; N3; Spa3
Victories: 21
Born: 20 May 1893
Place of Birth: Nantes
Died: 30 December 1985
Place of Death: Chantilly
Cemetery: Batignolles
 
 
It's believed Heurtaux shot down German ace, Kurt Wintgens.

During World War II, Heurtaux was a member of the French Resistance. When the Germans occupied France, he was captured and sent to Buchewald concentration camp in 1941. He survived the experience and was freed in May 1945. In December of that year, Heurtaux was promoted to Général de Brigade Aérienne and was an Engineer in the Bank sector.
 
Opponents
#8 Kurt WintgensGermany
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 09 Jul 1916 N3   LVG C  
2 16 Jul 1916 N3   EA Barleux
3 02 Aug 1916 1035 N3   EA 1 Vermandevillers
4 03 Aug 1916 N3   EA 2 Barleux
5 17 Aug 1916 Spa3   Aviatik 2 Barleux
6 15 Sep 1916 1515 Spa3   EA St. Pierre-Vaast
7 17 Sep 1916 0945 Spa3   Roland Brie
8 25 Sep 1916 1000 Spa3   Fokker E Villers Carbonnel
9 17 Oct 1916 1055 Spa3   Albatros Le Transloy
10 20 Oct 1916 0740 Spa3   Two-seater Moislains
11 03 Nov 1916 Spa3   Aviatik Rocquigny
12 11 Nov 1916 Spa3   Albatros Sailly-Saillisal
13 16 Nov 1916 0950 Spa3   Fokker Pressoire
14 24 Dec 1916 1120 Spa3   EA Liaucourt
15 26 Dec 1916 0945 Spa3   Aviatik Brois de Vaux
16 27 Dec 1916 1355 Spa3   Rumpler C Miséry
17 24 Jan 1917 1130 Spa3   EA Rocquigny
18 24 Jan 1917 1425 Spa3   EA Parvillers
19 25 Jan 1917 1030 Spa3   EA E of Puzeaux
20 06 Feb 1917 1325 Spa3   EA Bois de Faulx
21 04 May 1917 0715 Spa3   Albatros C Beaurieux

1 Shared with Sgt Andre Chainat
2 Shared with S/Lt Georges Guynemer
 
Books
Over the Front
by Norman L. R. Franks, Frank W. Bailey / Hardcover / Grub Street the Basement (May 1992)
 
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