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Name: Pavel Vladimirovich Argeyev
Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur
Croix de Guerre with 8 Palms
Order of St. George, 4th Class
Order or St. Vladimir, 4th Class with Swords & Bows
Pavel Argeyev Order or St. Anne, 4th Class
Country: Russia
Rank: Capitaine
Service: French Air Service
Units: N48, Spa124
19th Corps Fighter Detachment
Victories: 15
Born: 01 March 1887
Place of Birth: Yalta
Died: 30 October 1922 Killed In Flying Accident
Place of Death: Near Trutnow
 
 
In August 1914, Lieutenant Colonel Pavel Vladimirovich Argeyev left the Russian army to join the French. He received flight training in 1915 and was assigned to N48. Rejoining the Russians in 1916, d'Argueff served on the Russian Front before returning to France to serve with Spa124 in May 1918.
 
Légion d'Honneur
A Russian national who took command of a company in November. Has shown by his actions great alacrity and the highest energy. He has complete authority over his men. He was lightly wounded on 17 April 1915, but retained command of his company.
Légion d'Honneur citation
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 10 Jan 1917 a.m. 19th Nieuport Albatros C  
u/c 08 Apr 1917 p.m. 19th Nieuport Fokker Mitau
2 21 Apr 1917 0945 19th Nieuport Two-seater  
3 06 May 1917 19th Nieuport Hansa-Brandenburg C.I (26.51) Brezezany
4 17 May 1917 19th Nieuport LVG C 2 Jakobstadt
5 08 Jun 1917 19th Nieuport Hansa-Brandenburg C.I (63.75) 2 Podgartze, near Kozova
6 20 Jun 1917 19th Nieuport Rumpler C.I (4739/16) 2 Tsmenitzi, near Nejnokov
7 01 Jun 1918 Spa124 SPAD XIII LVG C  
8 13 Jun 1918 Spa124 SPAD XIII Rumpler C Puisieux-Beaumont
9 14 Jun 1918 Spa124 SPAD XIII Two-seater  
10 26 Jun 1918 Spa124 SPAD XIII Two-seater  
11 27 Sep 1918 Spa124 SPAD XIII Fokker D.VII N of Cerny
12 28 Sep 1918 1010 Spa124 SPAD XIII Two-seater Sechault
13 28 Sep 1918 1520 Spa124 SPAD XIII Two-seater Sechault Laval
u/c 05 Oct 1918 1125 Spa124 SPAD XIII Two-seater NE of Autry
14 05 Oct 1918 1815 Spa124 SPAD XIII Pfalz D Orfeuil
15 30 Oct 1918 1540 Spa124 SPAD XIII Two-seater E of Quatre Champs

1 Shared with Capt Alexander Kozakov, 2Lt Zhabrov and Ens Ernest Leman
2 Shared with Capt Alexander Kozakov
 
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