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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  
631 Lux, Albert Josef ?? ?? 1954
632 Daniel, Hector 28 Dec 1953 (55)
633 McEvoy, Christopher 12 Oct 1953 (54)
634 Coler, Eugene Seeley 30 Aug 1953 (57)
635 Ehrlich, Jacques Louis 10 Aug 1953 (60)
636 Fonck, René Paul 18 Jun 1953 (59)
637 Home-Hay, Jeffrey Batters 14 Jun 1953 (66)
638 Grosvenor, Robert Arthur 12 Jun 1953 (58)
639 McGregor, Douglas Urquhart 09 Jun 1953 (58)
640 Pelletier d'Oisy, Georges 10 May 1953 (61)
641 Pinsard, Armand 10 May 1953 (66)
642 Amm, Edgar Oxenham 25 Mar 1953 (55)
643 Fielding-Johnson, William Spurrett 10 Feb 1953 (61)
644 Long, Selden Herbert 12 Dec 1952 (57)
645 Winkler, William Otto Brash 24 Nov 1952 (57)
Total Records: 1863
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