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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
1696 Splitgerber, Otto 26 Aug 1883
1697 Benjamin, Maurice Arthur 10 Jul 1883
1698 Sanday, William Douglas Stock 28 May 1883
1699 Laplasse, Antoine 16 May 1883
1700 Olieslagers, Jan 04 May 1883
1701 Menckhoff, Karl 14 Apr 1883
1702 Vuillemin, Joseph 14 Mar 1883
1703 Hargreaves, James McKinlay 19 Jan 1883
1704 Tarascon, Paul Albert Pierre 08 Dec 1882
1705 Gaudermen, Pierre Gustave 20 Oct 1882
1706 Lally, Conrad Tolendal 03 Apr 1882
1707 Heyrowsky, Adolf 18 Feb 1882
1708 Child, Jack Escott ?? ?? 1882
1709 Hegarty, Herbert George ?? ?? 1882
1710 Newland, Arthur Ernest ?? ?? 1882
Total Records: 1863
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