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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
1576 Bartlett, Charles Philip Oldfield 03 Jan 1889
1577 Baker, Lovell Dickens ?? ?? 1889
1578 Cowell, John ?? ?? 1889
1579 Hines, George Frederick ?? ?? 1889
1580 Jones, Percy Griffith ?? ?? 1889
1581 Patrick, William Donald ?? ?? 1889
1582 Lenoir, Maxime Albert 22 Dec 1888
1583 Kuehne (Kühne), Wilhelm 11 Dec 1888
1584 Shook, Alexander MacDonald 02 Dec 1888
1585 Poupon, Roger 01 Dec 1888
1586 Leacroft, John 04 Nov 1888
1587 Jacquet, Fernand 02 Nov 1888
1588 Joy, Ernest Graham 02 Nov 1888
1589 Matton, Jean Georges Fernand 27 Oct 1888
1590 Thompson, Louis Mark 22 Oct 1888
Total Records: 1863
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