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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
211 Lambert, William Carpenter
03 Aug 1918*
212 Landis, Reed Gresham
213 Larkin, Herbert Joseph
02 Nov 1918*
214 Latimer, Dennis
21 Sep 1918*
215 Lavers, Charles Stewart Touzeau
08 Feb 1919*
216 Lawson, George Edgar Bruce
08 Feb 1919*
217 Le Blanc-Smith, Maurice
03 Aug 1918*
218 Leitch, Alfred Alexander
02 Nov 1918*
219 Lewis, Gwilym Hugh
21 Sep 1918*
220 Lingham, George Alexander
01 Jan 1919*
* Gazetted
 
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