Squadron Leader Walter William Beresford Gale

Service number 406243
Birth Date 14 July 1920
Death Date 17 July 1944
Death Place Italy
Final Rank Squadron Leader
Service Royal Australian Air Force
Units
Place Italy
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945

Rolls

  • Roll of Honour:

    Unit
    No. 451 Squadron
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Squadron Leader

Timeline

Date of birth 14 July 1920
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs) 07 October 1940 Aircraftman.
Date promoted 07 December 1940 Leading aircraftman.
Other units 1941 Left Australia for training in Canada.
Date promoted 29 May 1941 Sergeant.
Other units 28 September 1941 No 208 Squadron.
Other units 06 December 1941 No 451 Squadron.
Date promoted 10 December 1941 Pilot officer.
Date promoted 10 June 1942 Flying officer.
Other units 02 October 1943 No 238 Squadron.
Other units 26 October 1943 No 451 Squadron.
Date promoted 10 December 1943 Flight lieutenant.
Date promoted 03 July 1944 Squadron leader.
Other units 07 July 1944 Commanding Officer No 451 Squadron.
Date of death 17 July 1944