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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
256 Dawe, James Jeffery ?? ?? 1898
257 Haines, Alfred John ?? ?? 1898
258 Heron, Oscar Aloysius Patrick ?? ?? 1898
259 Just, Erich ?? ?? 1898
260 Knights, Sidney Arthur William ?? ?? 1898
261 Maddocks, Henry Hollingdrake ?? ?? 1898
262 Mark, Ronald Turnbull ?? ?? 1898
263 Moody, Henry Michael ?? ?? 1898
264 Paget, Augustus ?? ?? 1898
265 Rice-Oxley, Alan ?? ?? 1898
266 Riley, Alan Incell ?? ?? 1898
267 Wallwork, John Wilson ?? ?? 1898
268 Nuelle (Nülle), Hans 27 Dec 1897
269 Muspratt, Keith Knox 22 Dec 1897
270 Jones, Albert Leslie 19 Dec 1897
Total Records: 1865
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