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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
211 Wood, Arthur William 08 Apr 1898
212 Mace (Macé), Charles Jean Vincent 05 Apr 1898
213 Hemming, Geoffrey William 03 Apr 1898
214 Maud, Charles Midgley 01 Apr 1898
215 Gass, Charles George ?? Apr 1898
216 Daly, Rowan Heywood 30 Mar 1898
217 Lewis, Cecil Arthur 29 Mar 1898
218 Pope, Sydney Leo George 27 Mar 1898
219 Ultsch, Bernhard 26 Mar 1898
220 Hall, Frederick Vincent 20 Mar 1898
221 Curtis, Ralph Luxmore 19 Mar 1898
222 Elliott, Thomas 17 Mar 1898
223 Meyer, Erich 15 Mar 1898
224 Pezon, Jean Andre 10 Mar 1898
225 Korff, Arthur 04 Mar 1898
Total Records: 1865
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