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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  
256 Frew, Matthew Brown 28 May 1974 (79)
257 Leask, Kenneth Malise St. Clair Graeme 24 Apr 1974 (78)
258 Price, Stephen William 19 Apr 1974 (81)
259 Daladier, Gustave Victorin 16 Apr 1974 (86)
260 Brownell, Raymond James 12 Apr 1974 (80)
261 Fysh, Wilmot Hudson 06 Apr 1974 (79)
262 Griffith, Hugh Bradford ?? Apr 1974 (81)
263 Moore, Hugh Fitzgerald 05 Mar 1974 (76)
264 Cook, Everett Richard 21 Jan 1974 (80)
265 Thoene (Thöne), Wilhelm 17 Jan 1974 (81)
266 Davison, Hiram Franklin ?? Jan 1974 (80)
267 Allen, Charles Philip ?? ?? 1974 (75)
268 Antcliffe, Ernest ?? ?? 1974 (76)
269 Chisam, William Hargrove ?? ?? 1974 (80)
270 Jeffs, Charles Hubert ?? ?? 1974 (79)
Total Records: 1863
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