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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
261 Mustard, Ernest Andrew
08 Feb 1919*
262 Nash, Thomas Walter
02 Nov 1918*
Bar - 01 Jan 1919*
263 Newnham, Maurice Ashdown
03 Dec 1918*
264 Noble, Walter
03 Aug 1918*
265 Oaks, Harold Anthony
266 Orr, Osborne John
01 Jan 1919*
267 Paget, Augustus
01 Jan 1919*
268 Park, Keith Rodney
03 Jun 1919*
269 Patey, Herbert Andrew
21 Sep 1918*
270 Paul, Carrick Stewart
08 Feb 1919*
* Gazetted
 
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