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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
311 Sharpe, Thomas Sydney
21 Sep 1918*
312 Shields, William Ernest
DFC - 02 Nov 1918*
Bar - 08 Feb 1919*
313 Sidebottom, William
08 Feb 1919*
314 Simon, Walter Carl
02 Nov 1918*
315 Simpson, Edward Arthur
02 Nov 1918*
316 Sims, Charles John
02 Nov 1918*
317 Slater, James Anderson
03 Aug 1918*
318 Slatter, Leonard Horatio
01 Jan 1919*
319 Smith, Francis Ryan
08 Feb 1919*
320 Smith, Ross MacPherson
DFC - 08 Feb 1919*
Bar - 08 Feb 1919*
Bar - 08 Feb 1919*
* Gazetted
 
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