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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
241 Lupton, Charles Roger 27 Jan 1898
242 Phillips, Alan MacMillan 24 Jan 1898
243 Neckel, Ulrich 23 Jan 1898
244 Moody, Basil Henry 19 Jan 1898
245 Schoenebeck, Carl-August von 19 Jan 1898
246 Tod, George Donald 15 Jan 1898
247 Compston, Robert John Orton 09 Jan 1898
248 Woodbridge, Albert Edward 09 Jan 1898
249 Harrison, Thomas Sinclair 08 Jan 1898
250 Smart, Wallace Alexander 07 Jan 1898
251 Buechner (Büchner), Franz 02 Jan 1898
252 Brooke, George Ai ?? ?? 1898
253 Conder, Reginald Edward ?? ?? 1898
254 Cooper, Arthur Gabbettis ?? ?? 1898
255 Davies, Llewelyn Crichton ?? ?? 1898
Total Records: 1865
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