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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
281 Sharman, John Edward
20 Jul 1917*
282 Shook, Alexander MacDonald
20 Jul 1917*
283 Simonds, Francis May
12 Dec 1918
284 Smith, James Robert
285 Smith, Sydney Philip
286 Soulier, Constant Frederic
287 Stanton, Frederick Cecil
01 May 1917*
288 Tarascon, Paul Albert Pierre
289 Taylor, Merrill Samuel
290 Thaw, William
* Gazetted
 
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