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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
121 Redgate, Oliver William 23 Nov 1898
122 Whitham, Charles Myers 22 Nov 1898
123 Harlock, Frederick George 20 Nov 1898
124 Rienau, Rudolf 17 Nov 1898
125 Cowper, Andrew King 16 Nov 1898
126 Hill, Charles 16 Nov 1898
127 Murmann, Donald Frederick 14 Nov 1898
128 Stubbs, Charles Lionel 14 Nov 1898
129 Weston, David John 14 Nov 1898
130 De Pencier, John Dartnell 12 Nov 1898
131 Rath, Henry Coyle 12 Nov 1898
132 Williamson, Alec 08 Nov 1898
133 Davies, Edgar George 04 Nov 1898
134 Beck, Alexander 03 Nov 1898
135 Darvill, George William Francis 26 Oct 1898
Total Records: 1865
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