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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 McConnell, Roy Kirkwood 19 Dec 1898
107 Chandler, Robert North 18 Dec 1898
108 Cooper, Maurice Lea 18 Dec 1898
109 Findlay, John Pierce 16 Dec 1898
110 Swayze, William Keith 16 Dec 1898
111 Mohnicke, Eberhard 12 Dec 1898
112 Putnam, David Endicott 10 Dec 1898
113 Scott, Walter Henry 09 Dec 1898
114 Hudson, Harold Byrn 08 Dec 1898
115 Whitney, Robert Kenneth 06 Dec 1898
116 Roy, Indra Lal 02 Dec 1898
117 Bridgeman, Orlando Clive 30 Nov 1898
118 Lingham, George Alexander 30 Nov 1898
119 Griffith, John Sharpe 26 Nov 1898
120 Odell, Charles Walter 25 Nov 1898
Total Records: 1863
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