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Country: Belgium
Established: The Belgian War Cross (Croix de Guerre) was established on 25 October 1915.
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
41 Norton, Ernest William
08 Feb 1919*
42 Nungesser, Charles Eugene Jules Marie
43 Nuville, Charles Marie Joseph Leon
44 Olieslagers, Jan
45 Ortoli, Jacques Toussaint François
46 Parsons, Edwin Charles
47 Payton, Clement Wattson
15 Jul 1919*
48 Rooper, William Victor Trevor
49 Roques, Jacques Rapha´┐Żl
13 Sep 1917
50 Ross, Charles Gordon
15 Jul 1919*
* Gazetted
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