Lt. Paul Hanciau, is posing next to his Nieuport XVI called "SOIT !" (let it be).
Hanciau served with n° 1 Squadron and was unfortunately killed on 30 September 1917 when on the afternoon sortie he was surprised by ten Albatros scouts and a German bullet hit his carotid artery.
Photo Guy Van de Merckt Collection
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