Lot Archive

Lot

№ 840

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21 September 1994

Estimate: £50–£70

Medals Related to Aviation, France, France, the Death of Marcel Dubois, Aviator, 1916, a bronze plaque, by J.P. Legastelois, bust right reverse legend, 54 x 38mm (BDM. VII, 545). Very fine, rare

Marcel Dubois (1883-1916), squadron Captain, was shot down twice and killed in aerial combat behind enemy lines near Roye, in the Somme, 21 July 1916. Obverse only illustrated.