WWI French Air Force 'Grim Reaper' Escadrille Badge of SPA 95.

£109.50

WWI French Air Force 'Grim Reaper' Escadrille Badge of SPA 95.

First formed in April 1917 as Escadrille NF; the new unit's name quickly changed to Escadrille 106 before settling on Escadrille N.95.

In February 1918, the squadron was one of four incorporated into Escadre de Combat No. 1 as the French concentrated their air power. Re-equipped with SPAD S7 and S13 fighters, renamed Escadrille Spa.95, and flying and fighting with the Escadre, the squadron was twice Mentioned in Dispatches on 26 September and 4 October 1918. By war's end on 11 November 1918, Escadrille Spa.95 was credited with the destruction of 15 enemy aircraft, with a further 19 claims going unconfirmed

This extremely high quality solid silver insignia of the squadron measures 51mm x 286mm. It has a jewelry type pin and is hallmarked on the reverse with the makers name and silver content stamp.

WWI French Air Force 'Grim Reaper'  Escadrille Badge of SPA 95.
CODE : SP9120

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