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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
321 Smith, William Watson
08 Feb 1919*
322 Smuts, Neil Ritz
08 Feb 1919*
323 Soden, Frank Ormond
DFC - 08 Feb 1919*
Bar
324 Southey, Walter Alfred
DFC - 02 Nov 1918*
Bar - 08 Feb 1919*
325 Springs, Elliott White
326 Spurling, Arthur Rowe
02 Nov 1918*
327 Stanger, Stanley
03 Dec 1918*
328 Staton, William Ernest
DFC - 21 Sep 1918*
Bar - 03 Dec 1918*
329 Steele, Charles Ronald
02 Nov 1918*
330 Stephens, Eric John
03 Jun 1919*
* Gazetted
 
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