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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
81 De Cazenove De Pradines, Pierre Fortaner Paul
82 De Gaillard De la Valden, Jean Pierre Marie Joseph
83 De Guingand, Gilbert Marie
84 de la Tour, Mathieu Marie Joseph Antoine
85 de Marmier, Lionel Alexandre Pierre
8 Palms, 1 Gold Star
86 De Meulemeester, Andre
87 de Rochechouart de Mortem, François
88 de Rochefort, Noel Hugues Anne Louis
89 De Sevin, Joseph Marie Xavier
90 De Turenne, Armand Jean Galliot Joseph
* Gazetted
 
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