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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  
1861 Wilson, Percy Unknown
1862 Wilton, Frederick Charles Unknown
1863 Wood, Arthur William Unknown
1864 Young, Wilfred Ernest Unknown
1865 Zorn, Wilhelm Unknown
Total Records: 1865
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