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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
301 Rose, Thomas
02 Nov 1918*
302 Ross, Charles Gordon
DFC - 02 Nov 1918*
Bar - 03 Dec 1918*
303 Roxburgh-Smith, Benjamin
DFC - 02 Nov 1918*
Bar - 08 Feb 1919*
304 Roy, Indra Lal
21 Sep 1918*
305 Rusby, Reginald Howard
03 Aug 1918*
306 Russell, John Bernard
307 Saunders, Alfred William
03 Aug 1918*
308 Saunders, Hugh William Lumsden
02 Nov 1918*
309 Selwyn, Wilfred
02 Nov 1918*
310 Shapard, Evander
08 Feb 1919*
* Gazetted
 
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