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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
61 Crabb, Earl Frederick 27 Mar 1899
62 Bowman, Clifford 26 Mar 1899
63 Mills, Kenneth Charles 26 Mar 1899
64 Duncan, Gordon Metcalfe 25 Mar 1899
65 Sneath, Wilfred Harry 19 Mar 1899
66 Pearson, Laurence Herbert 10 Mar 1899
67 Carlaw, Walter MacFarlane 08 Mar 1899
68 Capel, Leslie Howard Tandy 03 Mar 1899
69 Sykes, Ronald 03 Mar 1899
70 Dance, Charles Cannon 25 Feb 1899
71 Riley, George Raby 23 Feb 1899
72 Fletcher, Ronald Malcolm 22 Feb 1899
73 Zink, Edmund Leonard 21 Feb 1899
74 King, Cecil Frederick 19 Feb 1899
75 Berlyn, Ronald Cory 16 Feb 1899
Total Records: 1865
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