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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
201 Massenet-Royer De Marancour, Robert Leon Henri
8 Palms
202 Masters, Ernest Harold
02 Nov 1918*
203 Matton, Jean Georges Fernand
204 Maud, Charles Midgley
205 Maunoury, Ernest Joseph Jules
206 McCudden, James Thomas Byford
21 Jan 1916
207 McKeever, Andrew Edward
208 Meissner, James Armand
209 Mezergues, Albert Edmond
210 Middleton, William James
23 Aug 1919*
* Gazetted
 
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