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    Default pilots of GC II/2 'Berry' aka 345 Squadron RAF in April 1945

    I'm looking for first names of several pilots who flew with Groupe de Chasse II/2 'Berry' (345 Squadron RAF) in April 1945:
    - Capt Gilbert
    - Capt M A M Guerin (I presume he was Maurice Guérin, who later commanded GC II/2?)
    - Lt Le Boette (presumably René Le Boetté, who subsequently commanded the B Flight?)
    - Lt Perseval
    - S/Lt Vuillemain (possibly Leon Vuillemain?)
    - Sgt Tixador (apparently he later flew in combat in Indochina; is he Marcel Tixador who was a Dassault test pilot in 1960s?)

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    Try the following>

    GUERIN Maurice Amede Jukes Marie serial number 183

    PERSEVAL Rene serial 000398

    How about another 345 pilot: Lt Louis LEMARIE

    Colin Cummings

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    Thanks!

    Not sure what you mean about Lt Lemarie?

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    Hi Voytech and Colin,

    Please read

    MOLINIER (aka GILBERT) Paul
    GUERIN Maurice
    LE BOETTE René
    LEMAIRE Louis
    PERSEVAL Georges
    TIXADOR Marcel
    VUILLEMAIN Léon

    Bertrand

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    Merci, Bertrand!

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    Bertrand, one more question, SVP: was this indeed the Maurice Tixador who later worked for Dassault, or just a coincidence of names?

    And, since we've done so well, what was the first name of Sgt Creuser in the same unit/period?
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    Hi Voyteck

    Yes it is the same Tixador fighter pilot then test pilot.

    Honoré CREUSER ;

    please note the ltt René PERSEVAL was a crew to the n°346 RAF Squadron "Guyenne"

    Bertrand

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    What I meant was that I had found a record for Lemarie and hence was confirming his name as an officer on 345 Sqn.

    Incidentally, each of the three officers I mentioned were awarded British Distinguished Flying Crosses.

    Colin Cummings

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    Merci encore, Bertrand.

    Thanks, Colin.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Oldduffer View Post
    How about another 345 pilot: Lt Louis LEMARIE
    Colin Cummings
    Louis LemAIre is my Grand Father. He is still alive while I'm writing this post.

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