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An ace is a military aviator or airman credited with shooting down five or more enemy aircraft. The term ace originated in World War I when French newspapers described Adolphe Pègoud as l'as (French for ace) after he shot down five German aircraft.
 
  Name   Date of Birth
151 Little, Robert Hazen 19 Sep 1898
152 Hunt, Hubert Cecil 18 Sep 1898
153 Eaton, Edward Carter 17 Sep 1898
154 Wilson, Claude Melnot 16 Sep 1898
155 Thomson, William McKenzie 15 Sep 1898
156 Beaulieu-Marconnay, Olivier Freiherr von 14 Sep 1898
157 Vickers, Oliver Henry Douglas 13 Sep 1898
158 McDonald, Ian Donald Roy 09 Sep 1898
159 Foster, Robert Mordaunt 03 Sep 1898
160 Bulmer, George William 01 Sep 1898
161 Staton, William Ernest 27 Aug 1898
162 Elliott, William Boyd 26 Aug 1898
163 Tyrrell, Walter Alexander 23 Aug 1898
164 McRobert, Leslie Harrison 22 Aug 1898
165 Reed, Arthur Eden 22 Aug 1898
Total Records: 1863
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