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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
106 Cooper, Maurice Lea 18 Dec 1898
107 Findlay, John Pierce 16 Dec 1898
108 Swayze, William Keith 16 Dec 1898
109 Mohnicke, Eberhard 12 Dec 1898
110 Putnam, David Endicott 10 Dec 1898
111 Scott, Walter Henry 09 Dec 1898
112 Hudson, Harold Byrn 08 Dec 1898
113 Whitney, Robert Kenneth 06 Dec 1898
114 Roy, Indra Lal 02 Dec 1898
115 Bridgeman, Orlando Clive 30 Nov 1898
116 Lingham, George Alexander 30 Nov 1898
117 Griffith, John Sharpe 26 Nov 1898
118 Odell, Charles Walter 25 Nov 1898
119 Thornton, Anthony Joseph Hill 24 Nov 1898
120 Redgate, Oliver William 23 Nov 1898
Total Records: 1863
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