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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 Chisam, William Hargrove ?? ?? 1974 (80)
1592 Jeffs, Charles Hubert ?? ?? 1974 (79)
1593 Latta, James Douglas ?? ?? 1974 (77)
1594 Davison, Hiram Franklin ?? Jan 1974 (80)
1595 Thoene (Thöne), Wilhelm 17 Jan 1974 (81)
1596 Cook, Everett Richard 21 Jan 1974 (80)
1597 Moore, Hugh Fitzgerald 05 Mar 1974 (76)
1598 Griffith, Hugh Bradford ?? Apr 1974 (81)
1599 Fysh, Wilmot Hudson 06 Apr 1974 (79)
1600 Coombe, James George 09 Apr 1974 (80)
1601 Brownell, Raymond James 12 Apr 1974 (80)
1602 Daladier, Gustave Victorin 16 Apr 1974 (86)
1603 Price, Stephen William 19 Apr 1974 (81)
1604 Leask, Kenneth Malise St. Clair Graeme 24 Apr 1974 (78)
1605 Frew, Matthew Brown 28 May 1974 (79)
Total Records: 1863
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