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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
121 Gates, George Brian
DFC - 02 Nov 1918*
Bar - 03 Dec 1918*
122 Gauld, George William Gladstone
123 Gibbons, Frank George
03 Jun 1919*
124 Gibbons, George Everard
03 Dec 1918*
125 Gillanders, John Gordon
02 Nov 1918*
126 Gillet, Francis Warrington
DFC - 02 Nov 1918*
Bar - 08 Feb 1919*
127 Glynn, Clive Beverley
03 Dec 1918*
128 Godfrey, Frank
03 Aug 1918*
129 Goode, Harry King
03 Dec 1918*
130 Gordon, Frederick Stanley
03 Jun 1919
* Gazetted
 
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