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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
51 Callahan, Laurence Kingsley
Dec 1918
52 Candy, John Geoffrey Sadler
03 Jun 1918*
53 Carbery, Douglas Hugh Moffatt
DFC - 03 Dec 1918*
Bar - 12 Jul 1920*
54 Carlaw, Walter MacFarlane
03 Dec 1918*
55 Carlin, Sydney
02 Nov 1918*
56 Chandler, Robert North
08 Feb 1919*
57 Christian, Leonard Arthur
21 Sep 1918*
58 Claxton, William Gordon
DFC - 03 Aug 1918*
Bar - 21 Sep 1918*
59 Clay, Henry Robinson
60 Claydon, Arthur
03 Aug 1918*
* Gazetted
 
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