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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
291 Reed, William Ernest
08 Feb 1919*
292 Reid, Alec Stratford Cunningham
03 Aug 1918*
293 Rhodes, Hervey
DFC - 03 Aug 1918*
Bar - 03 Dec 1918*
294 Rice-Oxley, Alan
02 Nov 1918*
295 Richardson, Herbert Brian
296 Riley, George Raby
08 Feb 1919*
297 Robb, James Milne
08 Feb 1919*
298 Roberts, Norman
21 Sep 1918*
299 Rochford, Leonard Henry
02 Nov 1918*
300 Rose, Oren John
DFC - 03 Dec 1918*
Bar - 08 Feb 1919*
* Gazetted
 
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