83280 Squadron Leader Henry John Walter Meakin, DFC & bar

Date of birth1916-05-29  
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs)  1938-02-05  Aircraftman in RAF Volunteer Reserve. 
Date promoted  1938-02-06  Sergeant. 
Other  1939-09-01  Mobilised. 
Other units  1940-03-26  No 10 Elementary Flying Training School. 
Other units  1940-04-27  No 2 Service Flying Training School. 
Other units  1940-08-03  Remustered pilot. 
Other units  1940-08-10  No 2 School of Army Co-operation. 
Date promoted  1940-08-10  Pilot officer. 
Other  1940-09-09  Discharged on appointment to commission. 
Other units  1940-09-10  Emergency commission - General Duties Branch. 
Other units  1940-10-13  No 53 Squadron. 
Other units  1941-03-08  No 88 Squadron. 
Other units  1941-07-13  No 82 Squadron. 
Date promoted  1941-07-13  Acting flight lieutenant. 
Date promoted  1941-08-10  Flying officer (war substantive). 
Date promoted  1941-10-29  Flight lieutenant (war substantive). 
Date promoted  1941-12-05  Acting wing commander. 
Other units  1941-12-05  Headquarters No 2 Group. 
Date promoted  1942-03-05  Squadron leader (war substantive). 
Other units  1942-07-15  No 17 Operation Training Unit. 
Date promoted  1943-02-01  Acting wing commander. 
Other units  1943-04-26  Commanding Officer No 464 Squadron. 
Other units  1944-01-06  No 138 Wing Airfield. 
Other units  1945-07-12  No 140 Wing Airfield. 
Other  1945-11-13  Released. 
Other  1946-01-20  Last day of service.