Wing Commander Gordon Panitz

Service number 404891
Ranks Held Flight Lieutenant, Wing Commander
Birth Date 21 September 1915
Birth Place Australia: Queensland, Boonah
Death Date 22 August 1944
Death Place France: Burgundy, Nievre
Final Rank Wing Commander
Service Royal Australian Air Force
Units
Places
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1943-10-29
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1943-11-04

Rolls

  • Roll of Honour:

    Unit
    No. 464 Squadron
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Wing Commander
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    No. 456 Squadron
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Flight Lieutenant
    London Gazette
    29 October 1943 on page 4766 at position 1
    Commonwealth Gazette
    04 November 1943 on page 2399 at position 1

Timeline

Date of birth 21 September 1915
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs) 06 December 1940 No 9 Initial Training School.
Other units 1941 Training at Archerfield and Amberley, QLD.
Other 01 August 1941 Left Australia.
Other units 1942 No 54 Operation Training Unit.
Date promoted 29 January 1942 Flying officer.
Other units 24 February 1942 No 456 Squadron.
Date promoted 20 October 1942 Acting squadron leader.
Date promoted 29 July 1943 Flight lieutenant.
Date promoted 04 July 1944 Acting wing commander.
Other units 04 July 1944 Commanding Officer No 464 Squadron.
Date of death 22 August 1944