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Name: Gilbert Jean Uteau
Médaille Militaire
Croix de Guerre with 6 Palmes and 1 Etoile
Country: France
Rank: Marechal-des-Logis
Service: French Air Service
Unit: Spa315
Victories: 5
Born: 04 June 1897
Place of Birth:  
Died: 05 April 1963
Place of Death: Bordeaux
 
 
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Médaille Militaire
"First class pursuit pilot, model non-commissioned officer, tenacious and brave. He first distinguished himself in artillery, then in aviation where he imbued his comrades with great spirit, downing two balloons and an enemy plane in a short space of time. On 14 September, he downed a two-seater reconnaissance plane, reporting therewith his fourth victory. Four citations." Médaille Militaire citation, 9 October 1918
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 11 Jul 1918 1750 Spa315   Scout 1 Altkirch
2 02 Aug 1918 Spa315   Balloon Saulewald
3 12 Aug 1918 0655 Spa315   Balloon 2 Saulewald
4 14 Sep 1918 Spa315   Two-seater 3  
5 21 Oct 1918 Spa315   Scout  

1 Shared with Lt Praslop
2 Shared with MdL Bertrou
3 Shared with Adj Charvat
 
Books
Over the Front
by Norman L. R. Franks, Frank W. Bailey / Hardcover / Grub Street the Basement (May 1992)
 
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