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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
181 Zenzes, Alexander 10 Jul 1898
182 Jenkins, William Edwin 09 Jul 1898
183 Hilborn, William Carrall 05 Jul 1898
184 Rudkin, John 22 Jun 1898
185 Kelly, Ernest Tilton Sumpter 20 Jun 1898
186 Hustings, Norman William 09 Jun 1898
187 Irwin, William Roy 07 Jun 1898
188 Bland, William Harry 06 Jun 1898
189 Barlow, Leonard Monteagle 05 Jun 1898
190 Richardson, Herbert Brian 27 May 1898
191 Owens, John Sidney 26 May 1898
192 Gompertz, Harry Christopher Travers 25 May 1898
193 Gurdon, John Everard 24 May 1898
194 Winnicott, Russell 24 May 1898
195 Farrell, Conway MacAlister Gray 22 May 1898
Total Records: 1865
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