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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
361 Wareing, Guy Wilbraham
03 Dec 1918*
362 Warner, John Weston
03 Dec 1918*
363 Warren, Leslie Reginald
21 Sep 1918*
364 Watson, Herbert Gilles
03 Aug 1918*
365 Watson, Kenneth Bowman
08 Feb 1919
366 Weir, William James Alexander
08 Feb 1919*
367 Wellwood, James Joseph
03 Jun 1919*
368 Weston, David John
03 Aug 1918*
369 Whealy, Arthur Treloar
03 Dec 1918*
370 Whistler, Harold Alfred
DFC - 03 Aug 1918*
Bar - 08 Feb 1919*
* Gazetted
 
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