Lucien Gasser

Name: Lucien Marcel Gasser
Country: France
Rank: Adjudant
Service: French Air Service
Units: Spa87
Victories: 10
Date Of Birth: February 2, 1897
Place of Birth: Pompey
Date Of Death: February 14, 1939
Place of Death: Malzeville

Médaille Militaire
"A pursuit pilot with incomparable ardour and skill. He attacked audaciously a group of enemy planes and shot down one of them in flames bringing to four the number of his victories. Four citations." Médaille Militaire citation, June16, 1918

Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur
"A pilot beyond compare. By his devotion proven to all and his straightforwardness, he has constantly been a remarkable example to his comrades. During the course of numerous combats in which he engaged regardless of the number of adversaries, he has had his plane hit many times and has reported eight victories. He was seriously wounded recently, in a combat against overwhelming odds. Amputation of the left leg. Médaille Militaire for feats of war, five citations." Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur citation, August 3, 1918.