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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
161 Homo, Paul Constant
162 Hugues, Marcel Anatole
163 Jacquet, Fernand
164 Jailler, Lucien Joseph
165 Jannekeyn, Jean François
166 Jarvis, Arthur Eyguem De Montaigne
167 Johnson, George Owen
17 Jul 1918
168 Jones-Williams, Arthur Gordon
05 Apr 1919*
169 Keeble, Noel
170 King, Cecil Frederick
* Gazetted
 
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