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, a British William J.C. Kennedy-Cochran-Patrick flying ace in the First World War, scored his first victory when he was a test pilot and was awarded the Military Cross for capturing that enemy plane?
, a Samuel Frederick Henry Thompson British flying ace of World War I, scored 30 kills in five months of service and won both the DFC and MC?
fighter pilot Lieutenant (later Air Vice Marshal) Adrian Cole (pictured) was awarded the Military Cross in 1917 for attacking six enemy aircraft threatening Allied cavalry?
flying ace was awarded the Raymond Brownell Military Cross for shooting down six enemy aircraft over a three month period in the First World War?
First World War was awarded the Edwin Flavell Military Cross three times?
as well as being Australia's first military
pilot, Henry Petre (pictured) led the Australian Flying Corps' first unit on active service and earned the DSO, MC and four Mentions in Despatches?
, the only known Peter Stevens German-Jewish RAF bomber pilot in WWII, enlisted using a stolen identity and later won a Military Cross for his attempts to escape from POW camps?
, a Michael Lockett British sergeant who was killed by a roadside bomb, was the first British soldier awarded the Military Cross to die in Afghanistan?
, a former member of the Sir Allan Quartermaine British Royal Fine Art Commission, was awarded the Military Cross for gallantry in the First World War?
Wales rugby international and Welsh Rugby Union Secretary was awarded the Bill Clement Military Cross for his actions in World War II?
Andrew Cowper (pictured) was awarded the Military Cross three times in the First World War for his efforts in destroying 19 German aircraft?
won the Henry Cronin Military Cross in the First World War for assaulting enemy positions and taking prisoners of war, despite being assigned to build field defences?
, the first woman in the Kate Nesbitt Royal Navy to be awarded the Military Cross for bravery in Afghanistan while attached to 3 Commando Brigade, is just 5 ft 0 in (1.52 m) tall?
Scotland rugby union player won a Duncan Macrae Military Cross for his actions as part of the 51st Highland Division at Saint-Valery-en-Caux?
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