407666 Flight Lieutenant Robert Barson Cowper, DFC & bar

Date of birth1922-06-24 Broken Hill, NSW 
Other units  1940-12-12  No 5 Initial Training School. 
Other units  1941  No 8 Elementary Flying School. 
Other units  1941-04  No 11 Service Flying Training School, Canada. 
Other  1941-04-06  Left Australia. 
Date promoted  1941-07-28  Pilot officer. 
Other  1941-08-09  Left Canada. 
Other units  1941-09-09  No 10 Operational Training Unit, Scotland. 
Other units  1941-11-11  No 153 Squadron. 
Date promoted  1942-01-28  Flying officer. 
Other units  1943-02-01  No 89 Squadron. 
Other units  1943-03-15  No 108 Squadron. 
Date promoted  1943-07-28  Flight lieutenant. 
Date promoted  1945-01-01  Squadron leader. 
Other units  1945-05-08  No 456 Squadron. 
Other units  1945-05-29  Commanding Officer No 456 Squadron. 
Other units  1945-06-15  Headquarters Fighter Control. 

Enlisted in RAAF and served with Fighter Command in England and Europe during Second World War.