402739 Wing Commander Colin George Milson, DSO & bar, DFC & bar

Date of birth1919-06-16 Australia: Queensland, Longreach 
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs)  1940   
Other units  1940  No 2 Initial Training School, Bradford Park. 
Other units  1940  No 26 Elementary Flying Training School. 
Other  1940-11-04  Left Australia. 
Other units  1941  No 22 Elementary Flying Training School, Rhodesia. 
Date promoted  1941-05-21  Pilot officer. 
Date promoted  1941-10-01  Acting flight lieutenant. 
Date promoted  1941-11-21  Flying officer. 
Other units  1942  No 2 Operational Training Unit, Chivenor Devon, UK. 
Other units  1942-05-07  No 39 Squadron, Middle East, flying Beaufort Bombers. 
Date promoted  1942-11-02  Acting squadron leader. 
Date of honour or award  1943-04  Awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross. 
Date promoted  1943-04  Squadron leader. 
Other units  1943-10-22  No 144 Squadron. 
Date of honour or award  1944-07  Awarded tbe bar to the Distinguished Flying Cross. 
Other units  1944-10-23  Commanding Officer No 455 Squadron. 
Date promoted  1944-10-23  Acting wing commander. 
Date of honour or award  1944-12  Awarded the Distinguished Service Order. 
Date of honour or award  1945-07  Awarded the bar to the Distinguished Service Odrer for an attack on German shipping in a Norwegian fjord. 
Date of death1975-07-14