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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
141 Grenfell, Eustace Osborne
142 Griffith, John Sharpe
DFC - 21 Sep 1918*
Bar - 18 Nov 1919*
143 Grinnell-Milne, Duncan William
DFC - 08 Feb 1919*
Bar - 03 Jun 1919*
144 Groom, Victor Emmanuel
DFC - 02 Nov 1918*
Bar - Oct 1921
145 Grossart, William
21 Sep 1918*
146 Gurdon, John Everard
03 Aug 1918*
147 Haines, Alfred John
21 Sep 1918*
148 Hale, Frank Lucien
08 Feb 1919*
149 Hallonquist, Joseph Eskill
08 Feb 1919*
150 Hamilton, Leslie
08 Feb 1919*
* Gazetted
 
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