Gabriel Guerin

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Birthday
25, 1892
Birthplace
Morocco
Death Date
Aug 1, 1918 (25)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
25, 1892
Birthplace
Morocco
Death Date
Aug 1, 1918 (25)

About

Moroccan-born pilot who earned 23 confirmed victories as an ace during World War I. He received prestigious citations like Médaille Militaire and Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur for his service.

Before Fame

He joined the 28e Regiment d'Infanterie in 1913 and was first called up for military service in 1915.

Trivia

He was killed when his SPAD VII aircraft began spiraling out of control during takeoff.

Family Life

His full name is Gabriel Fernand Charles Guerin.

Associated With

He and Dieudonne Costes were both served as fighter pilots for France during World War I.