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Country: Great Britain
Established: 3 June 1918; revised 24 July 1918
Criteria:
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
The Distinguished Flying Cross was awarded to officers and warrant officers for an act or acts of valour, courage or devotion to duty performed whilst flying in active operations against the enemy. Supplement to the London Gazette, 5 December 1919

The 1¼ inch wide ribbon consisted of alternating, horizontal violet and white stripes. Beginning in 1919, the stripes on the ribbon were diagonal.

For services during the Great War, the London Gazette announced the award of the Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) to members of the flying services 1,195 times:

Airmen who received the Distinguished Flying Cross: 1,116
Airmen who received a first Bar to the Distinguished Flying Cross: 75
Airmen who received a second Bar to the Distinguished Flying Cross: 4
 
 
Recipients - World War I Aces
1 Amm, Edgar Oxenham
DFC - 03 Dec 1918*
Bar - 03 Jun 1919*
2 Anderson, Gerald Frank
08 Feb 1919*
3 Appleby, Percival Ewart
02 Nov 1918*
4 Apps, Gordon Frank Mason
18 Sep 1918*
5 Armstrong, D'Urban Victor
03 Dec 1918*
6 Arnold, Anthony Rex
01 Jan 1919*
7 Ashfield, Lionel Arthur
03 Aug 1918*
8 Atkinson, Edward Dawson
03 Aug 1918*
9 Atkinson, Rupert Norman Gould
DFC - 02 Nov 1918*
Bar - 03 Jun 1919*
10 Bailey, Geoffrey Grierson
03 Aug 1918*
* Gazetted
 
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