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Country: Great Britain
Established: 9 November 1886
Criteria:
Distinguished Service Order (DSO)
The Distinguished Service Order (DSO) was awarded to military officers for individual instances of meritorious or distinguished service in war. Recipients usually received it for combat against the enemy. For additional acts of gallantry, a bar was issued.

For services during the Great War, the London Gazette announced the award of the Distinguished Service Order (DSO) to members of the flying services 304 times:

Airmen who received the DSO: 275
Airmen who received a first Bar to the DSO: 27
Airmen who received a second Bar to the DSO: 2
 
Recipients - World War I Aces
41 Knight, Arthur Gerald
11 Dec 1916
42 Kozakov (Kazakoff), Alexander Alexandrovich
43 Lale, Horace Percy
12 Jul 1920*
44 Langan-Byrne, Patrick Anthony
14 Nov 1916*
45 Little, Robert Alexander
DSO - 11 Aug 1917*
Bar - 14 Sep 1917*
46 Long, Selden Herbert
12 Mar 1917*
47 MacLaren, Donald Roderick
08 Feb 1919*
48 Malone, John Joseph
23 May 1917
49 Mannock, Edward Corringham
DSO - 16 Sep 1918*
Bar - 16 Sep 1918*
Bar - 03 Aug 1918*
50 McCall, Frederick Robert Gordon
03 Aug 1918*
* Gazetted
 
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