Belgium

BELGIUM

World War I

                                                                                         VICTORIES
NAME                                                                              CONFIRMED  UNCONFIRMED  COMMENT

Coppens de Houthulst, Willy Omer Francois Jean                                       37            6
de Meulemeester, Andre Emile Alfons                                                  11           19      8)
Thieffry, Edmond                                                                     10            5
Jacquet, Fernand Maxmillien Leon                                                      7            9
Olieslagers, Jean                                                                     6           17      5)
du Bois d'Aische, Adolphe Aloys Marie Hubert                                          6            


Kervyn de Lettenhove, Georges Maria Ghislain Gerard Bruno                             4            9
Robin, Louis Maria Omer August                                                        4            8      6)
Hage, Etienne Eduard Antoine Marie Joseph                                             3            3
Goethals, Jacques                                                                     2            6      4)
de Montigny, Charles Albert Marie Paul                                                2            3
Rondeau, Robert Gustave Florent                                                       2            1      7)
Medaets, Georges Octave Ulrich                                                        2            1
Ledure, Jacques Eduard                                                                2            1
de Crombrugghe de Looringhe, Marcel Alphonse Eugéne Josephe Ghislain Gerard Marie     2            1      1)
Braun ter Meeren, Pierre Louis Marie                                                  2            1
Medaets, Maurice Paul August Jean-Baptiste                                            2            
Guillon, Leon Jean Adolphe                                                            2
de Mevius, Gustave David Hubert Ghislain                                              1            8      2)
Gallez, Walter Jean Marie                                                             1            3
de Chestret de Haneffe, Pierre Louis Marie Ghislain                                   1            3
Siraut, Maurice Emile Albert Marie                                                    1            2
Dubois, Pierre Albert Marie                                                           1            2
van der Voordt, Jean Jules Georges Marie                                              1            1
Orta, José                                                                            1            1
Lallemand, G.                                                                         1            1
Jamar, Maurice Alphonse Felix Walter                                                  1            1
de Leener, Robert                                                                     1            1
de Chestret de Haneffe, Louis Marie Fernand Ghislain                                  1            1
de Burlet, Louis                                                                      1            1      1)
Cornelius H.                                                                          1            1      1)
Ciselet, Charles Eduard Louis                                                         1            1
Vuysteke, Joseph Marie Victor                                                         1            
Vindevoghel, H.                                                                       1                   1)
van Cotthem, Jean Albert                                                              1             
Toussaint, J.                                                                         1                   1)
Roland, M.                                                                            1
Manseron                                                                              1
Kervyn, C.                                                                            1                   1)
Gisseleire, A.                                                                        1
du Roy de Blicquy                                                                     1                   1)
de Meeus                                                                              1
Crombez, Henri Benjamin                                                               1            
Bastin, Jean                                                                          1


d'Hendecourt, Roger                                                                   0            4      1)
Weekers, Edmond Isabelle                                                              0            3
de Roest d'Alkemade, John                                                             0            3
Colignon, Leon Francois Joseph                                                        0            3      1)
Ory, Gilbert Emmanuel Joseph                                                          0            2
Lamarche, Jacques Marie Albert Gustave                                                0            2
Goossens-Bara, Jules Alphonse Louis Marie Jean                                        0            2
Walkenauer                                                                            0            1      1)
Verhaegen, R.                                                                         0            1      1)
Verbessem, Carlos Albert                                                              0            1
Tyck, Jules Ghislain Jacques                                                          0            1
Roobaert, Egide Max Corneille                                                         0            1
Rolin A.                                                                              0            1      1)
Orban, Adrien Eugene Joseph Max                                                       0            1
Martin, Max Joseph Valere Ghislain                                                    0            1
Mallet                                                                                0            1
Lemaire, Jules Lambert Adolphe Emile Hector Henri                                     0            1
Kervyn de Meerendré, Georges Joseph Marie Ghislain                                    0            1
Dreyfus                                                                               0            1      1)
de Woot de Trixhe, Fernand                                                            0            1
Desclée, Edmond Marie René Henri Jude Gabriel                                         0            1
de Roy, W.                                                                            0            1
de Robiano                                                                            0            1
de Petrowski, Alexandre Sergeivich                                                    0            1      3)
de Neef, Abel Louis Camille Fernande                                                  0            1
de Munck, Charles Alphonse                                                            0            1
Declercq, René Auguste Marie Alphonse                                                 0            1      1)
de Bueger                                                                             0            1
Boschmans                                                                             0            1
Benselin, G.                                                                          0            1      1)
Behaeghe, Aimé                                                                        0            1
1) ... Observer.
2) ... G.D.H.G de Mevius is sometimes credited with one confirmed and seven unconfirmed victories (Franks, Norman - Guest, Russell * Alegi, Gregory: Above The War Fronts (A Complete Record of The British Two-Seater Bomber Pilot And Observer Aces, The British Two-Seater Fighter Observer Aces, And The Belgian, Italian, Austro-Hungarian And Russian Fighter Aces 1914-1918), Grub Street 1997).
3) ... Russian.
4) ... Jacques Goethals is sometimes credited with two confirmed and four unconfirmed victories (Pieters, Walter M.: Above Flanders' Fields: A Complete Record of the Belgian Fighter Pilots and Their Units During the Great War 1914-1918, Grub Street, London, 1998).
5) ... Jan Olieslagers is sometimes credited with six confirmed and sixteen unconfirmed victories (Pieters, Walter M.: c.d.).
6) ... 4 confirmed and 7 unconfirmed as observer.
7) ... R.G.F. Rondeau is sometimes credited with two confirmed and two unconfirmed victories (Pieters, Walter M.: c.d.).
8) ... Andre Emile Alfons de Meulemeester is sometimes credited with 11 confirmed and 17 unconfirmed victories (Cony, Christophe: L'Aigle des Flanders (André de Meulemeester), in Avions, No. 74, 1999).

Sources & Literature
  1. Cony, Christophe: L'Aigle des Flanders (André de Meulemeester), in Avions, No. 74, 1999.
  2. Cony, Christophe: Fernand Jacquet, L'as aux Lunettes, in Avions, No. 83, Fevrier 2000.
  3. Cony, Christophe - Duwels, Yves: Les as Belges de 14/18 (IV): Jan Olieslagers, le démon anversois, in Avions, No. 92, Novembre 2000.
  4. Cony, Christophe - Duwels, Yves: Les as Belges de 14/18 (IV): Jan Olieslagers, le démon anversois, in Avions, No. 93, Décembre 2000.
  5. Franks, Norman - Guest, Russell - Alegi, Gregory: Above The War Fronts (A Complete Record of The British Two-Seater Bomber Pilot And Observer Aces, The British Two-Seater Fighter Observer Aces, And The Belgian, Italian, Austro-Hungarian And Russian Fighter Aces 1914-1918), Grub Street, London 1997.
  6. Jablonski, Edward: The Knighted Skies - A Pictorial History of World War 1 in the Air, Thomas Nelson & Sons Limited, London 1964.
  7. Pieters, Walter M.: Above Flanders' Fields: A Complete Record of the Belgian Fighter Pilots and Their Units During the Great War 1914-1918, Grub Street, London, 1998.
  8. Shores, Christopher: Air Aces, Presidio Press, Novato, CA, 1983.
  9. Skulski, Przemyslaw - Sankowski, W.: Asy Wojny 1914-1918, Ace Publication, 1994.
  10. Ciel De Gloire - Histoire des As de L Aviation de 1914 a nos jours, http://www.cieldegloire.com/.
  11. The Aerodrome, http://www.theaerodrome.com/aces/nations.html
  12. The Aces of WW1, http://www.wwiaviation.com/aces/aces.html
  13. Gleize, Jean-Paul: Aces, http://jpgleize.perso.neuf.fr/aces/homeaces.htm.
  14. Magnus, Alan: Air Aces Home Page, http://users.accesscomm.ca/magnusfamily/airaces1.htm

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