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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 Anderson, Gerald Frank 24 Feb 1898
227 Burdick, Howard 18 Feb 1898
228 Findlay, Maxwell Hutcheon 17 Feb 1898
229 Moore, Hugh Fitzgerald 17 Feb 1898
230 Pinder, John William 14 Feb 1898
231 Drake, Edward Barfort 13 Feb 1898
232 Santelli, Paul Marie Raphael 12 Feb 1898
233 Chiltern, Thomas Sydney 10 Feb 1898
234 Farquhar, Robert Wallace 04 Feb 1898
235 Minifie, Richard Pearman 02 Feb 1898
236 Preston, John Carbery 01 Feb 1898
237 Williams, Francis Jefferies 01 Feb 1898
238 Lupton, Charles Roger 27 Jan 1898
239 Neckel, Ulrich 23 Jan 1898
240 Moody, Basil Henry 19 Jan 1898
Total Records: 1863
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