Air-Commodore Jack Napier Davenport

Service number 403403
Ranks Held Air-Commodore, Squadron Leader, Wing Commander
Birth Date 09 June 1920
Birth Place Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Rose Bay
Final Rank Air-Commodore
Service Royal Australian Air Force
Units
Place Rose Bay
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1944-09-19
Published in London Gazette in 1946-01-01
Published in London Gazette in 1945-01-05
Published in London Gazette in 1943-05-25
Published in London Gazette in 1944-06-09
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1945-01-18
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1946-01-24
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1943-06-03
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1944-06-15
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1944-09-28

Rolls

  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    No. 455 Squadron
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Squadron Leader
    London Gazette
    25 May 1943 on page 2321 at position 1
    Commonwealth Gazette
    03 June 1943 on page 1149 at position 24
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    No. 455 Squadron
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Wing Commander
    London Gazette
    09 June 1944 on page 2753 at position 1
    Commonwealth Gazette
    15 June 1944 on page 1223 at position 48
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    No. 455 Squadron
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Wing Commander
    London Gazette
    19 September 1944 on page 4325 at position 1
    Commonwealth Gazette
    28 September 1944 on page 2211 at position 5
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    Royal Australian Air Force
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Air-Commodore
    London Gazette
    05 January 1945 on page 225 at position 1
    Commonwealth Gazette
    18 January 1945 on page 119 at position 2
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    Royal Australian Air Force
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Wing Commander
    London Gazette
    01 January 1946 on page 124 at position 1
    Commonwealth Gazette
    24 January 1946 on page 157 at position 2
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

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

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

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

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

    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945

Timeline

Date of birth 09 June 1920
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs) 04 January 1941
Date promoted 01 March 1942 Flying officer.
Other units 15 March 1942 No 455 Squadron.
Date promoted 16 November 1942 Acting squadron leader.
Date promoted 26 August 1943 Flight lieutenant.
Other units 29 November 1943 Commanding Officer No 455 Squadron.
Other units 1944-10 Officer in charge of Operational Training 18 Group Headquarters (controlling No 14 Squadron).
Other units 1945 Senior Air Staff Officer RAAF Overseas Headquarters, London.
Other units c 1941 No 1 Initial Training School.
Other units c 1941 No 12 Operational Training Unit.
Other units c 1941 No 5 Elementary Flying School.
Other units c 1941 No 7 Service Flying Training School (Canada).
Date promoted c 1944 Squadron leader.
Date promoted c 1944 Wing commander.