Reims in Marne Département, Champagne-Ardenne, France
Edmond Marin la Meslée
Here at number 9 in this street lived Edmond Marin la Meslée. Fighter pilot a of the French 1939-1940 campaign. In 1937 he was assigned to Air Base 112, in fighter pilot section 1/5. A war hero, he died in action in Alsace on the 4th of February 1945. His memory was honoured by choosing to name the Rheims Air Base after him.
Location. 49° 15.249′ N, 4° 1.986′ E. Marker is in Reims, Champagne-Ardenne, in Marne Département. Marker is on Rue Guillaume de Machault just north of Rue Robert de Coucy. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Reims, Champagne-Ardenne 51100, France.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Maison du Trésorier du Chapitre de la Cathédral (a few steps from this marker); Cathédral Notre-Dame (within shouting distance of this marker); Porte et Place du Chapitre de la Cathédral (within shouting distance of this marker); Quartier des Banques Palais de Justice (about 120 meters away); Médiathèque Jean Falala (about 150 meters away); Palais du Tau (about 150 meters away); Louis XV (about 180 meters away). Click for a list of all markers in Reims.
Also see . . . Wikipedia entry for Edmond Marin la Meslée. (Submitted on July 18, 2015, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
Categories. • Air & Space • War, World II •
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