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