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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
11 Bair, Hilbert Leigh
12 Baker, Thomas Charles Richmond
08 Feb 1919*
13 Baldwin, Owen Morgan
DFC - 21 Sep 1918*
Bar - 03 Dec 1918*
14 Banks, Charles Chaplin
08 Feb 1919*
15 Bannerman, Ronald Burns
DFC - 02 Nov 1918*
Bar - 03 Dec 1918*
16 Barbour, Robert Lyle McKendrick
08 Feb 1919*
17 Barkell, Thomas Henry
03 Dec 1918*
18 Barnes, William Thomas
08 Feb 1919*
19 Barton, Horace Dale
DFC - 02 Nov 1918*
Bar - 03 Dec 1918*
20 Beauchamp-Proctor, Andrew Frederick Weatherby
03 Aug 1918*
* Gazetted
 
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