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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
231 MacLeod, Malcolm Plaw
03 Jun 1919*
232 Mann, William Edward George
03 Dec 1918*
233 Manuel, John Gerald
234 Manuel, Roby Lewis
DFC - 03 Aug 1918*
Bar - 03 Dec 1918*
235 Manzer, Roy
21 Sep 1918*
236 Maud, Charles Midgley
02 Nov 1918*
237 Mawle, Norman William Reginald
02 Nov 1918*
238 Maxwell, Gerald Joseph Constable
03 Aug 1918*
239 Maxwell, Reginald Stuart
08 Feb 1919*
240 May, Wilfrid Reid
03 Dec 1918*
* Gazetted
 
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