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Country: Great Britain
Established: October 1914
Criteria:
Distinguished Service Cross (DSC)
The Distinguished Service Cross (DSC) was awarded to naval and marine warrant officers and officers of the rank of Commander or below for the performance of meritorious or distinguished service before the enemy. For additional acts, a silver bar was issued.

For services during the Great War, the London Gazette announced the award of the Distinguished Service Cross (DSC) to members of the flying services 305 times:

Airmen who received the DSC: 259
Airmen who received a first Bar to the DSC: 39
Airmen who received a second Bar to the DSC: 7
 
Recipients - World War I Aces
61 Saint, Howard John Thomas
02 Nov 1917*
62 Sharman, John Edward
DSC - 12 May 1917*
Bar - 11 Aug 1917*
63 Shook, Alexander MacDonald
11 Aug 1917*
64 Simpson, George Goodman
22 Jun 1917*
65 Slatter, Leonard Horatio
DSC - 17 Nov 1917*
Bar - 17 May 1918*
66 Smith, Langley Frank Willard
11 Aug 1917*
67 Soar, Reginald Rhys
11 Aug 1917*
68 Thornely, Ronald Roscoe
69 Travers, Herbert Gardner
22 Jun 1917*
70 Whealy, Arthur Treloar
DSC - 26 Apr 1918*
Bar - 21 Jun 1918*
* Gazetted
 
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