Squadron Leader Rex Howard Bayly

Service number 407416
Ranks Held Pilot Officer, Squadron Leader
Birth Date 28 May 1918
Birth Place Australia: South Australia, Adelaide
Final Rank Squadron Leader
Service Royal Australian Air Force
Units
Place Adelaide
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1943-03-23
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1943-04-01

Rolls

  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

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

    Unit
    No. 3 Squadron
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Pilot Officer
    London Gazette
    23 March 1943 on page 1362 at position 4
    Commonwealth Gazette
    01 April 1943 on page 757 at position 6

Timeline

Date of birth 28 May 1918
Other units 1940 No 7 Initial Training School.
Other units 1940 No 8 Operational Training Unit.
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs) 12 October 1940 Aircraft man.
Other units 1941 No 13 Advanced Flying Unit.
Other units 1941 No 71 Operational Training Unit.
Date promoted 04 January 1941 Leading aircraftman.
Other 23 January 1941 Left Australia.
Date promoted 16 August 1941 Sergeant.
Other 1941-10 Left South Africa.
Date promoted 13 March 1942 Flight sergeant.
Other units 20 March 1942 No 3 Squadron.
Date promoted 06 July 1942 Pilot officer.
Date promoted 06 January 1943 Flying officer.
Other units 13 July 1943 No 451 Squadron.
Other units 17 April 1944 Commanding Officer No 3 Squadron.
Date promoted 06 July 1944 Flight lieutenant.
Date promoted 1945 Squadron leader.