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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
21 Beck, Alexander
03 Dec 1918*
22 Bell, Gerald Gordon
02 Nov 1918*
23 Betts, Eric Bourne Coulter
21 Sep 1918*
24 Billinge, Frank
02 Nov 1918*
25 Birkbeck, Robert Alexander
03 Jun 1918*
26 Bishop, William Avery
03 Aug 1918*
27 Bissell, Clayton Lawrence
28 Biziou, Henry Arthur Richard
03 Dec 1918*
29 Boger, William Otway
02 Nov 1918*
30 Boothroyd, Clement Graham
08 Feb 1919*
* Gazetted
 
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