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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
166 McRobert, Leslie Harrison 22 Aug 1898
167 Reed, Arthur Eden 22 Aug 1898
168 Amm, Edgar Oxenham 19 Aug 1898
169 Fox Rule, Gordon 16 Aug 1898
170 MacDougall, Peter Aitken 11 Aug 1898
171 Schneider, Roman 09 Aug 1898
172 Goodison, Henry Arthur Frank 06 Aug 1898
173 Groom, Victor Emmanuel 04 Aug 1898
174 Ashfield, Lionel Arthur 01 Aug 1898
175 Marinovitch, Pierre 01 Aug 1898
176 Staudacher, Georg 01 Aug 1898
177 Gamon, John 25 Jul 1898
178 Scaramanga, James John 25 Jul 1898
179 Walkerdine, Bernard Albert 14 Jul 1898
180 Watson, Harry Ellis 14 Jul 1898
Total Records: 1865
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