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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
136 Wood, Walter Bertram 25 Oct 1898
137 MacKereth, John 22 Oct 1898
138 Gifford, Rupert Cyril D'Arcy 21 Oct 1898
139 Green, William Edward 20 Oct 1898
140 Chalmers, Robert 17 Oct 1898
141 Antcliffe, Ernest 12 Oct 1898
142 Gray, William Edrington 11 Oct 1898
143 Daniel, Hector 09 Oct 1898
144 Hantelmann, Georg von 09 Oct 1898
145 Birkbeck, Robert Alexander 08 Oct 1898
146 Boulton, Percy 08 Oct 1898
147 Jones-Williams, Arthur Gordon 06 Oct 1898
148 Clappison, Henry Gordon 01 Oct 1898
149 Tudhope, Philip Murray 27 Sep 1898
150 Patey, Herbert Andrew 25 Sep 1898
Total Records: 1865
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