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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
21 Donaldson, John Owen
22 Dousinelle, René Paul Louis
23 Fonck, René Paul
24 Gillet, Francis Warrington
15 Jul 1919*
25 Gordon, Frederick Stanley
15 Jul 1919*
26 Graham, Ronald
27 Green, Gilbert Ware Murlis
15 Jul 1919*
28 Harrison, Thomas Sinclair
15 Jul 1919*
29 Hay De Slade, Henri Joseph Marie
30 Hemming, Geoffrey William
22 Feb 1918*
* Gazetted
 
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