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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  
271 Coombe, James George 09 Apr 1974 (80)
272 Fysh, Wilmot Hudson 06 Apr 1974 (79)
273 Griffith, Hugh Bradford ?? Apr 1974 (81)
274 Moore, Hugh Fitzgerald 05 Mar 1974 (76)
275 Cook, Everett Richard 21 Jan 1974 (80)
276 Thoene (Thöne), Wilhelm 17 Jan 1974 (81)
277 Davison, Hiram Franklin ?? Jan 1974 (80)
278 Allen, Charles Philip ?? ?? 1974 (75)
279 Antcliffe, Ernest ?? ?? 1974 (76)
280 Chisam, William Hargrove ?? ?? 1974 (80)
281 Jeffs, Charles Hubert ?? ?? 1974 (79)
282 Latta, James Douglas ?? ?? 1974 (77)
283 Hardcastle, Ernest ?? Nov 1973 (75)
284 Foster, Robert Mordaunt 23 Oct 1973 (75)
285 Favre De Thierrens, Jean-Paul Jacques 17 Oct 1973 (78)
Total Records: 1865
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