Its always a pleasure to help a friend who is "a fan" of Adolphe Pegoud
here is the translation (in my best english......so not very good..)
of the inscriptions we can see on the monument (nearly unreadable even in French)
"If I die, it will be only an airman less.
If I make a success how many of precious existences will be preserved in the aviation ! "
Words of PEGOUD before his first inverted flight
"FRANCE have lost with PEGOUD the apostle
of the air possibilities who will never be replaced "
Eugène Gilbert airman
Andermatt in September 29th, 1915
"PEGOUD learnt us to fly!
I am anxious to shout very loud that without him the air war was impossible It is advisable to remind to everybody what we owe him and what was his role in the victory "
Newspaper in April 26th, 1919
Jules Védrines airman
"The airman who the first one dared to make a looping
PEGOUD has his posthumous part in all our air victories"
(illustration of July 6th, 1918 on the War aviation)
4th citation in the order of the army (translation found here on the aerodrome site)
Sous Lieutenant (Reserve) of Escadrille MS49, with a spirit and bravery beyond words; also a modest and skilful pilot, who has never ceased since the start of the war to put his marvelous aptitudes to the service of his country. Accumulating daily the traits of courage and audacity, he has attacked heavily armed planes alone countless times. On 28 August 1915, during the course of an aerial duel, his plane was riddled by bullets and he was forced to land and immediately took every means available to save his plane in spite of intense German fire." Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur citation, 28 August 1915