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Dieudonné COSTES

French Dieudonné COSTES

French aviator

Source :  Jean François ARLY

Born: on November 04, 1892 in Septfonds, Tarn-et-Garonne, France
Died: on May 18, 1973 in Paris, France


Costes was born in Septfonds, Tarn-et-Garonne. He received a pilot diploma (brevet) on 26 September 1912. During World War I, he served in the French Air Service, in MF55 and MF85 Farman squadrons, then in N506, N507 and N531 fighter Nieuport squadrons, on the Balkan front. He scored 8 victories (6 confirmed) there, the first in April 1917, the rest in January–September 1918. He ended the war as a 2nd Lieutenant.

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