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Name: Edmond Jacques Marcel Pillon
Médaille Militaire
Croix de Guerre
Edmond Pillon
Country: France
Rank: Adjudant
Service: French Air Service
Units: N82, N102, Spa67, Spa82, Spa98
Victories: 8
Born: 09 June 1891
Place of Birth: Chaville
Died: 08 June 1921 Killed In Flying Accident
Place of Death: Farman airfield, Toussus-le-Noble
 
 
Wounded in action on 10 September 1917.
 
Médaille Militaire
"Pilot of Escadrille N82, skillful and courageous, who always volunteers to take on the most perilous missions, and has already downed three German planes and engaged in more than fifty combats, during which his plane was often hit; on 21 April 1917, he attacked a balloon which he forced to descend; on 23 April he forced an enemy plane to land behind enemy lines; already cited in orders." Médaille Militaire citation, 16 May 1917
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 02 Aug 1916 N102   EA Chauny
2 06 Mar 1917 N82   EA Altkirch-Feldbach
3 23 Apr 1917 N82   LVG C.V (5155) French lines
4 24 Apr 1917 N82   Albatros D Dannemarie
u/c 27 Apr 1917 1900 N82   EA Altkirch
u/c 10 May 1917 0800 N82   EA Mulhouse
5 03 Sep 1917 1700 N82   Two-seater Pinon
6 20 Apr 1918 0940 Spa67   EA 1 Moreuil-Savillon
7 19 May 1918 0930 Spa67   EA E of Montdidier
8 02 Sep 1918 Spa67   Scout Servon

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