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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
271 Payton, Clement Wattson
03 Dec 1918*
272 Pearson, James William
08 Feb 1919*
273 Pennell, Edward Robert
03 Jun 1918*
274 Pentland, Alexander Augustus Norman Dudley
03 Aug 1918*
275 Peters, George Clifton
08 Feb 1919*
276 Phillipps, Roy Cecil
02 Nov 1918*
277 Pinder, John William
DFC - 03 Jun 1918*
Bar - 03 Jun 1919*
278 Pineau, Cleo Francis
03 Dec 1918*
279 Pithey, Croye Rothes
DFC - 03 Aug 1918*
Bar - 03 Dec 1918*
280 Pugh, John Edwardes
* Gazetted
 
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