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Country: Belgium
Established: The Belgian War Cross (Croix de Guerre) was established on 25 October 1915.
Criteria:
Bronze Croix de Guerre [Belgium]
Belgium's only decoration awarded for "acts of war." During World War I, the bronze, silver or silver-gilt War Cross was awarded by the commander of the army for acts of bravery in the face of the enemy. For subsequent acts of bravery, recipients were awarded additional bronze medals. Receiving five bronze medals entitled recipients to a silver medal. Receiving five silver medals entitled recipients to a silver-gilt medal.
 
Recipients - World War I Aces
1 Aldridge, John Arthur
2 Allen, Charles Philip
15 Jul 1919*
3 Amm, Edgar Oxenham
15 Jul 1919*
4 Arnold, Anthony Rex
15 Jul 1919*
5 Artigau, Bernard
6 Atkinson, Rupert Norman Gould
15 Jul 1919*
7 Blackett, Basil John
12 Jul 1918*
8 Bowman, Geoffrey Hilton
15 Jul 1919*
9 Caldwell, Keith Logan
15 Jul 1919*
10 Chapman, Charles Meredith Bouverie
08 Mar 1918*
* Gazetted
 
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