Name: René Montrion
Service: French Air Service
Date Of Birth: August 7, 1896
Place of Birth: Paris
Date Of Death: June 28, 1918
Montrion joined the army in 1914. A combat infantry veteran, he
transferred to the aviation service and began flight training on
October 9, 1916. Assigned to N48 on April 6, 1917, Montrion scored
eleven victories before he was killed in action on June 28, 1918.
"Incomparable pilot, audacious, adroit and very brave. On September
30, 1917 he shot down two enemy planes, bringing therewith the
number of his victories to seven. Cited in orders six times."
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