Air Marshal George Jones, KBE, CB, DFC

Date of birth  1896-11-22  Rushworth, VIC. 
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs)  1914  Enlisted with the AIF. 
Date of embarkation  1915-07  Sailed for Eygpt with the 9th Light Horse Regiment. 
Other  1915-09  Arrived at Gallipoli. 
Other  1916-10  Transferred to Australian Flying Corps. 
Other  1916-12  Arrived in France and applied to become a pilot. 
Other  1917-11-22  Graduated as a pilot. 
Date wounded  1918-03  Wounded. 
Date of honour or award  1919-04-05  Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC). 
Date and unit at appointment (Officers)  1921-08-24  Enlisted in the Royal Australian Air Force. 
Date promoted  1923-07  Promoted to flight lieutenant and and was made a squadron leader. 
Other  1926  Transferred to the Flying Training School where he was in charge of stores and an instructor. 
Other  1928  Sailed for England to attend the Royal Air Force Staff College. 
Date returned to Australia  1930  Appointed in command of the Flying Training Squadron at Point Cook and given the position of Chief Flying Instructor. 
Other  1932  Appointed Director of Training at RAAF Headquarters. 
Date promoted  1936-01-01  Promoted to wing commander and appointed Director of Personnel Services. 
Date of honour or award  1942-01-01  Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE). 
Date promoted  1942-05  Appointed Chief of Air Staff and promoted to air vice marshal, later air marshal. 
Date of honour or award  1943-06-02  Companion of the Order of the Bath (CB). 
Other  1952  Retired from the RAAF. 
Other  1952  Appointed as Director of Coordination with the Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation. 
Date of honour or award  1953-01-01  Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBE). 
Other  1957  Retired as Director of Coordination with the Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation. 
Date of death  1992-08-24  Melbourne, VIC.