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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
286 Bormann, Ernst 05 Nov 1897
287 Hudson, Frank Neville 04 Nov 1897
288 Balfour, Harold Harington 01 Nov 1897
289 Colvill-Jones, Thomas 01 Nov 1897
290 Pritt, Walbanke Ashby 31 Oct 1897
291 Gordon, Frederick Stanley 29 Oct 1897
292 Hills, John 25 Oct 1897
293 MacGregor, Andrew 25 Oct 1897
294 Boy, Herbert 24 Oct 1897
295 Rowley, Herbert Victor 24 Oct 1897
296 Dawes, Richard Jeffries 23 Oct 1897
297 Montgomery, Kenneth Barbour 22 Oct 1897
298 Seth-Smith, Kenneth Arthur 19 Oct 1897
299 Ransley, Frank Cecil 18 Oct 1897
300 Elliott, Hugh William 01 Oct 1897
Total Records: 1863
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