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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
226 Korff, Arthur 04 Mar 1898
227 Bunting, Stanton William 01 Mar 1898
228 White, Hugh Granville 01 Mar 1898
229 Johnston, Phillip Andrew 27 Feb 1898
230 Anderson, Gerald Frank 24 Feb 1898
231 Burdick, Howard 18 Feb 1898
232 Findlay, Maxwell Hutcheon 17 Feb 1898
233 Moore, Hugh Fitzgerald 17 Feb 1898
234 Pinder, John William 14 Feb 1898
235 Drake, Edward Barfort 13 Feb 1898
236 Santelli, Paul Marie Raphael 12 Feb 1898
237 Chiltern, Thomas Sydney 10 Feb 1898
238 Farquhar, Robert Wallace 04 Feb 1898
239 Minifie, Richard Pearman 02 Feb 1898
240 Preston, John Carbery 01 Feb 1898
Total Records: 1863
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