400631 Flight Lieutenant Donald Roy Donaldson, AFC, DFC

Date of birth1915-01-07  
Other units  1941  No 11 Operational Training Unit. 
Date and unit at appointment (Officers)  1941-05-06  Flight sergeant. 
Other units  1941-10-29  No 44 Squadron. 
Date promoted  1942-07-29  Pilot officer. 
Other units  1943  No 26 Operational Training Unit. 
Date promoted  1943-01-29  Flying officer. 
Date promoted  1943-05-22  Acting Flight lieutenant. 
Date promoted  1944-01-12  Acting squadron leader. 
Other units  1944-02-05  No 460 Squadron. 
Date promoted  1944-03-10  Acting squadron commander. 
Other units  1944-06-19  Commanding Officer No 463 Squadron. 
Date promoted  1944-06-19  Acting wing commander. 
Other  1944-06-24  Shot down while flying Lancaster III (LM574 JO-J), but evaded capture. 
Date promoted  1944-07-29  Flight lieutnenat. 
Other  1944-09-03  Reported safe in the UK. 
Other  1945-04-06  Appointed to command Governor General's flights, Canberra. 
Other  1946-09-11  Appointment terminated.