Lieutenant Onokichi Isobe of Escadrille C.1, japanese pilot, Decorated Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur.
brief history record :
Born 14 August 1878, Japan. Naval officer before the war.
Enlisted 1 February 1916, 1er Régiment Étranger.
Promoted Lieutenant 18 February 1916.
Student pilot 3 March 1916, trained at Chartres, Avord, Cazaux and Pau.
Military Pilot Brevet #3656, 10 June 1916, as Lieutenant.
AéCF Pilot Brevet #3933, 22 July 1916.
Flying a Nieuport XXII when severely injured during crash on take off.

Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur 7 March 1917:
A Lieutenant of the 1er Régiment Étranger, pilot of Escadrille N 57: a very good chasse pilot. Engaged in the service of France, he has shown in the escadrille the highest military qualities, serving as an example to all in searching for combat with ardor. He was seriously wounded in combat on 6
March 1917, during the course of a patrol.

Croix de Guerre with 1 palme.

Wings of war card : lieutenant Onokichi Isobe

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