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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 Death  
1591 Antcliffe, Ernest ?? ?? 1974 (76)
1592 Chisam, William Hargrove ?? ?? 1974 (80)
1593 Jeffs, Charles Hubert ?? ?? 1974 (79)
1594 Latta, James Douglas ?? ?? 1974 (77)
1595 Davison, Hiram Franklin ?? Jan 1974 (80)
1596 Thoene (Thöne), Wilhelm 17 Jan 1974 (81)
1597 Cook, Everett Richard 21 Jan 1974 (80)
1598 Moore, Hugh Fitzgerald 05 Mar 1974 (76)
1599 Griffith, Hugh Bradford ?? Apr 1974 (81)
1600 Fysh, Wilmot Hudson 06 Apr 1974 (79)
1601 Coombe, James George 09 Apr 1974 (80)
1602 Brownell, Raymond James 12 Apr 1974 (80)
1603 Daladier, Gustave Victorin 16 Apr 1974 (86)
1604 Price, Stephen William 19 Apr 1974 (81)
1605 Leask, Kenneth Malise St. Clair Graeme 24 Apr 1974 (78)
Total Records: 1863
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