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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
371 White, Harold Albert
03 Jun 1919*
372 White, James Butler
03 Dec 1918*
373 White, Joseph Leonard Maries
DFC - 03 Aug 1918*
Bar - 02 Nov 1918*
374 Whitney, Robert Kenneth
02 Nov 1918*
375 Williams, Thomas Melling
DFC - 02 Nov 1918*
Bar - 22 Dec 1919*
376 Wilson, Claude Melnot
03 Dec 1918*
377 Wilton, Frederick Charles
02 Nov 1918*
378 Young, Wilfred Ernest
03 Aug 1918*
* Gazetted
 
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