Lafayette Escadrille Insignia
The insignia of the Lafayette Escadrille

The indian head insignia of the Lafayette Escadrille was used on the side of their aircraft.

Raoul Lufbery
Raoul Lufbery

Lufbery spent almost four years in the French Air Service and theLafayette Escadrille before joining the United States Air Service as an instructor.

Dugan, Hill, Johnson, Bigelow, And Masson
Some Lafayette Escadrille Pilots Relaxing: Dugan, Hill, Johnson, Bigelow, And Masson.

The Escadrille Lafayette had served on practically every battle front in France during World War One.

Pilot's Name Dates Of Service
Victor Chapman Apr. 20, 1916 - June 23, 1916
James Mcconnell Apr. 20, 1916 -Mar. 19, 1917
Norman Prince Apr. 20, 1914 - Oct. 14, 1916
Kiffin Rockwell Apr. 20, 1916 - Sept. 23, 1916
Capt. Georges Thenault Apr. 20, 1916 - Jan. 16, 1918
Lt Alfred Delaage De Meux Apr. 20, 1916 - May. 23, 1917
Paul Pavelka Apr. 21, 1916 - Feb. 18, 1918
H. Clyde Balsley Apr. 28, 1916 - June 25, 1916
C. Chouteau Johnson Apr. 28, 1916 - Nov. 1, 1916
William Thaw May. 24, 1916 - Jan. 5, 1918
Elliot Cowdin May. 29, 1916 - June 18, 1916
Bert Hall May. 29, 1916 - Oct. 23, 1917
Raoul Lufbery June 4, 1916 - Nov. 25, 1916
Laurence Rumsey June 9, 1916 - Feb. 18, 1918
Dudley Hill June 19, 1916 - Oct. 8, 1917
Didier Masson July. 14, 1916 - Aug. 15, 1916
Lt Charles Nungesser Aug. 11, 1916 - Jan. 24, 1917
Robert Rockwell Sept. 17, 1917 - Feb. 18, 1918
Willis Haviland Oct. 22, 1916 - Sept. 18, 1917
Frederick Prince Oct. 22, 1916 - Feb. 15, 1917
Robert Soubiran Oct. 22, 1916 - Feb. 18, 1918
Ornald Hoskier Dec. 11, 1916 - Apr. 23, 1917
Edmond Genet Jan. 19, 1917 - Apr. 16, 1917
Edwin Parsons Jan. 21, 1917 - Feb. 26, 1918
Stephen Bigelow Feb. 8, 1917 - Sept. 11, 1917
Walter Lovell Feb. 26, 1917 - Oct. 24, 1917
Edward Hinkle Mar. 1, 1917 - June 12, 1917
Harold Willis Mar. 1, 1917 - Aug. 18, 1917
Kenneth Marr Mar. 29, 1917 - Feb. 18, 1918
William Dugan Mar. 30, 1917 - Feb. 18, 1918
Thomas Hewitt Mar. 30, 1917 - Sept. 17, 1917
A. Courtney Campbell Apr. 15,1917 - Oct. 1, 1917
Ray Bridgman May. 1, 1917 - Feb. 18, 1918
Charles Dolan May. 12, 1917 - Feb. 18 1918
John Drexel May. 12, 1917 - June 15, 1917
Henry Jones May. 12, 1917 - Feb. 18, 1918
Lt Antoine Arnoux De Maison-Rouge May. 28, 1917 - Oct. 6, 1917
James Hall June 16, 1918 - Feb. 18, 1918
Douglas Macmonagle June 16, 1917 - Sept. 24, 1917
David Peterson June 16, 1917 - Feb. 18, 1917
James Doolittle July. 2, 1917 - July. 17, 1917
Lt Louis Verdier-Fauvety Oct. 6, 1917 - Feb. 18, 1918
Christopher Ford Nov. 8, 1917 - Feb. 18, 1918