Lavigne Jean Ch. J. (RAF n° 156374)
Croix de Guerre Belge 1940 with Palm and Bronze Lion,
Croix de Guerre Luxembourgois, Croix des Evadés, 1939/1943 Star, ...
(André Bar Collection)

Born on 17 February 1921 at Namur. Enlisted into the Belgian Section of the RAF on 6 August 1941. Send for training to: RAF Depot Penaith (7 August 1941), RAF Depot Viceroy-Court (9 November 1941), 5 ITW (3 December 1941), 6 EFTS (20 December 1941), 22 SFTS (1st May 1942), 58 OTU (29 September 1942) Posted in as Sergeant on 23 December 1942. Promotions to F/Sgt (17 June 1943), P/O (30 June 1943), F/O (30 December 1943), (A)F/Lt (27 July 1944). Left the unit on 19 April 1945 and joined the RAF/Belgian Training Unit. Left aviation after the War and joined the medical world.

 
             His claims are :
21/02/1945

1 Me-109

Paderborn

 
16/08/1944

1/2 V-1

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