400493 Wing Commander David Elliot Strachan Shannon, DFC

Date of birth1916-01-29  
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs)  1941-08-31  No 99 Squadron, RAF. 
Date promoted  1941-11-08  Flight sergeant. 
Date commissioned  1942-02-15  Pilot Officer. 
Other units  1942-04-05  No 162 Squadron, RAF. 
Date promoted  1942-08-15  Flying Officer. 
Date promoted  1943-10-23  Flight lieutenant. 
Other units  1944-03-31  No 466 Squadron. 
Date promoted  1944-04-17  Squadron leader. 
Date promoted  1944-08-18  Wing commander. 
Other units  1944-08-18  Coommanding Officer of No 462 Squadron.