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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  
301 Richards, Cecil Roy 28 Mar 1973 (80)
302 Thompson, Cecil Robert 16 Mar 1973 (79)
303 Levy (Lévy), André Robert 12 Mar 1973 (80)
304 De Meulemeester, Andre 07 Mar 1973 (79)
305 Risztics, Johann 07 Mar 1973 (78)
306 Gros, Louis Prosper 03 Mar 1973 (80)
307 Dixon, George Clapham 01 Feb 1973 (78)
308 Portron, François 21 Jan 1973 (83)
309 Gladman, Cyril William ?? ?? 1973 (76)
310 Grinnell-Milne, Duncan William ?? ?? 1973 (77)
311 Newland, Arthur ?? ?? 1973 (74)
312 Bissell, Clayton Lawrence 24 Dec 1972 (76)
313 Christiansen, Friedrich 05 Dec 1972 (93)
314 McCloughry, Edgar James Kingston 15 Nov 1972 (76)
315 Rigby, Harry Alexander 04 Nov 1972 (76)
Total Records: 1865
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