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Name: Charles Alfred Quette
Médaille Militaire
Croix de Guerre
Charles Alfred Quette
Country: France
Rank: Sous Lieutenant
Service: French Air Service
Units: C64; MS38; N62, Spa62
Victories: 10
Born: 19 May 1895
Place of Birth: Paris
Killed In Action: 05 June 1918 Killed In Action
Place of Death:  
No notes.
Médaille Militaire
"Pilot of Escadrille N62. Young and full of courage and sang-froid. He has distinguished himself in many situations and has had numerous combats, during the course of which his plane was hit several times by enemy fire. On 22 July 1917, he downed a German plane after a difficult combat. Wounded twice and cited in orders twice during the course of the war." Médaille Militaire citation
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 22 Jul 1917 Spa62   EA 1  
2 07 Sep 1917 Spa62   EA NW of Reservoir
3 10 Sep 1917 Spa62   EA Filain
4 22 Sep 1917 Spa62   EA 2 Courtecon
5 30 Sep 1917 Spa62   EA 2 Corbeny
6 15 Mar 1918 Spa62   EA Orgeval
7 17 May 1918 Spa62   Scout  
8 28 May 1918 Spa62   Two-seater  
9 30 May 1918 Spa62   Two-seater  
10 04 Jun 1918 Spa62   EA  

1 Shared with Adj Mougeot
2 Shared with Sgt G Blanc
Over the Front
by Norman L. R. Franks, Frank W. Bailey / Hardcover / Grub Street the Basement (May 1992)
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