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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
316 Soulier, Constant Frederic 05 Sep 1897
317 Wright, Chester Ellis 01 Sep 1897
318 Newnham, Maurice Ashdown 31 Aug 1897
319 Garaud, Hector Eugene Joseph 27 Aug 1897
320 Bell, George Stanley 23 Aug 1897
321 Cowan, Sidney Edward 23 Aug 1897
322 Paillard, Antoine Joseph Henri Louis 23 Aug 1897
323 Foster, George Buchanan 19 Aug 1897
324 Bryson, Oliver Campbell 18 Aug 1897
325 Liversedge, Sydney Tyndall 15 Aug 1897
326 Smith, Langley Frank Willard 15 Aug 1897
327 Green, Charles Duncan Bremner 14 Aug 1897
328 Gerrard, Thomas Francis Netterville 13 Aug 1897
329 Lewis, Gwilym Hugh 05 Aug 1897
330 Roques, Jacques RaphaŽl 02 Aug 1897
Total Records: 1863
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