28 Air Commodore Leon Victor Lachal, CBE

Date of birth1904-05-18  
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs)  1926-04-26  Air cadet. 
Date promoted  1926-11-01  Pilot officer. 
Date promoted  1927-10-26  Flying officer. 
Date promoted  1930-07-01  Flight lieutenant. 
Date promoted  1936-07-01  Squadron leader. 
Other units  1939-07-01  Commanding Officer No 10 Squadron. 
Date promoted  1939-07-01  Wing commander. 
Other units  1939-12-27  Commanding Officer 1st Australian Squadron to land in England. 
Other units  1940-04-02  Senior Air Staff Officer, Headquarters South Australia. 
Other units  1941-04-14  Commanding Officer No 3 Service Flying Training School. 
Date promoted  1941-07-01  Group captain. 
Other units  1942-05-14  Commanding Officer No 5 Service Flying Training School. 
Other units  1942-05-16  Command Station Headquarters, Amberley. 
Other units  1942-08-03  Director of Postings - Air Force Headquarters. 
Other units  1944-02-10  Senior Air Staff Officer - Headquarters 9 Operations Group. 
Other units  1945-01-29  Air Officer Commanding, Eastern Command. 
Date promoted  1945-04-02  Air commodore. 
Other units  1945-10-01  Air Officer Commanding, Eastern Area. 
Other units  1945-12-06  Acting Commander Opertaions, Air Force Headquarters. 
Other  1947-07-21  Appointment terminated.