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List of Companion of Distinguished Service Order winners from every year the award has been given out. All Companion of Distinguished Service Order winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the Companion of Distinguished Service Order award are listed along with photos for every Companion of Distinguished Service Order winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the Companion of Distinguished Service Order award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the Companion of Distinguished Service Order are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of Companion of Distinguished Service Order winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of Companion of Distinguished Service Order winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known Companion of Distinguished Service Order winners of all time. Anybody who won the Companion of Distinguished Service Order usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the Companion of Distinguished Service Order-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the Companion of Distinguished Service Order, so most of the famous Companion of Distinguished Service Order winners are here and can be a good starting point for making a list of your favorites. This list answers the question "who are all the people who have ever won Companion of Distinguished Service Order?" If you're looking for all the nominees, you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award nominees, as well as the rest of the award winners lists we have. Use this factual list to make a whole new one just like it, then re-rank it to fit your opinion. This list features items like Reginald Bacon and Cyril Frederick Charles Coleman. (200 items)
Andrew Beauchamp-Proctor is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Companion of Distinguished Service Order Winners List
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Captain Andrew Frederick Weatherby Beauchamp-Proctor, VC, DSO, MC and bar, DFC was a South African recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. He was South Africa's leading ace for World War I; he was credited with 54 aerial victories. ...more

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Adrian Carton de Wiart is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Companion of Distinguished Service Order Winners List
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Lieutenant General Sir Adrian Paul Ghislain Carton de Wiart VC, KBE, CB, CMG, DSO was a British Army officer. He served in the Boer War, First World War, and Second World War; was shot in the face, head, stomach, ankle, leg, hip, and ear; survived two plane crashes; tunnelled out of a prisoner-of-war camp; and bit off his own fingers when a doctor refused to amputate them. Describing his experiences in the First World War, he wrote, "Frankly I had enjoyed the war." After returning home from service in the Second World War, he was sent to China as Winston Churchill's personal representative. While en route he attended the Cairo Conference. In his memoirs, Carton de Wiart wrote, "Governments ...more

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Adrian Cole is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Companion of Distinguished Service Order Winners List
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Adrian Cole


Air Vice Marshal Adrian Lindley Trevor Cole, CBE, DSO, MC, DFC was a senior commander in the Royal Australian Air Force. Joining the army at the outbreak of World War I, he transferred to the Australian Flying Corps in 1916 and flew with No. 1 Squadron in the Middle East and No. 2 Squadron on the Western Front. He became an ace, credited with victories over ten enemy aircraft, and earned the Military Cross and the Distinguished Flying Cross. In 1921, he was a founding member of the RAAF. "King" Cole rose to the position of Air Member for Supply in 1933 and gained promotion to group captain in 1935. The following year he was appointed the first commanding officer of Headquarters RAAF Station ...more

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Alan Boxer


Air Vice Marshal Sir Alan Hunter Cachemaille Boxer KCVO, CB, DSO, DFC was a senior Royal Air Force officer. ...more