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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
41 Brown, Colin Peter
DFC - 21 Sep 1918*
Bar - 03 Dec 1918*
42 Brown, Sydney MacGillvary
08 Feb 1919*
43 Bryson, Oliver Campbell
18 Nov 1919*
44 Buchanan, Archibald
03 Dec 1918*
45 Bulmer, George William
46 Burbidge, Leslie Williams
08 Feb 1919*
47 Burden, Henry John
02 Nov 1918*
48 Burdick, Howard
49 Burger, Malcolm Graham Stewart
08 Feb 1919*
50 Caldwell, Keith Logan
DFC - 03 Dec 1918*
Bar - 01 Jan 1919*
* Gazetted
 
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