Hector Garaud
Hector Eugene Joseph Garaud
Hector Eugene Joseph Garaud
  • Country: France
  • Rank: Sous Lieutenant
  • Service: French Air Service
  • Units: V97; Spa38
  • Victories: 13
  • Date Of Birth: August 27, 1897
  • Place of Birth: Saint Antoine
  • Date Of Death: April 2, 1940

Garaud entered the French Air Service in 1915 and became a pilot the following year. On March 26, 1918, he was wounded when a bullet passed through his right lung. He was wounded again on 3 October 1918 when a fragment from an exploding shell hit him in the face.

Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur

"Pursuit pilot beyond compare, he has shot down eleven enemy planes. He was seriously wounded after having shot down his 12th plane." Légion d'Honneur citation