Fernand Henri Chavannes
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|Fernand Henri Chavannes|
April 16, 1897|
|Died||October 5, 1985(aged 88)|
|Unit||Escadrille 176, Escadrille 112|
|Awards||Légion d'honneur, Médaille militaire, Croix de Guerre|
Chavannes and his friend Lionel de Marmier were chosen to share a new "cannon Spad", the SPAD XII, when it came out in mid-1917. The letters "M" and "C", representing their last names, were intertwined in paint on the side of its fuselage.
Sources of information
- http://www.theaerodrome.com/aces/france/chavannes.php Retrieved on 29 April 2010.
- SPAD XII/XIII aces of World War I. p. 11.
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