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Country: France
Established: 8 April 1915
Criteria:
Croix de Guerre
During World War I, the Croix de Guerre was awarded for bravery to military personnel mentioned in dispatches. Recipients of the Légion d'Honneur and Médaille Militaire were automatically entitled to the Croix de Guerre. For subsequent acts of bravery, the recipient was awarded a bronze palm leaf for Army citations, a gold star for Corps citations, a silver star for Division citations or a bronze star for Brigade and Regimental citations:

Régiment and Brigade citations étoile de bronze
Division citations étoile d'argent
Corps citations étoile de vermeil
Armée citations palme de bronze

1 palme d'argent equals = 5 palmes de bronze
 
Recipients - World War I Aces
141 Guiguet, Joseph-Henri
142 Guynemer, Georges Marie Ludovic Jules
143 Guyou, Fernand Eugene
144 Haegelen, Claude Marcel
145 Halberger, Georges Charles Emmanuel
146 Hammersley, Reuben George
21 Sep 1918*
147 Hamot, Paul
148 Hand, Earl McNabb
21 Sep 1918*
149 Harrison, Charles Philip
21 Sep 1918*
150 Harrop, William
14 Dec 1917*
* Gazetted
 
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