Wing Commander John Maclean Hampshire

Service number 256
Ranks Held Squadron Leader, Wing Commander
Birth Date 27 February 1916
Final Rank Wing Commander
Service Royal Australian Air Force
Units
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1945-06-14
Published in London Gazette in 1942-12-18
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1942-12-23
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1945-06-21

Rolls

  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    Royal Australian Air Force
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Wing Commander
    London Gazette
    14 June 1945 on page 3025 at position 1
    Commonwealth Gazette
    21 June 1945 on page 1353 at position 18
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    No. 33 Squadron
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Squadron Leader
    London Gazette
    18 December 1942 on page 5506 at position 1
    Commonwealth Gazette
    23 December 1942 on page 2919 at position 2
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

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

    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945

Timeline

Date of birth 27 February 1916
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs) 17 January 1938 Air cadet.
Date promoted 17 December 1938 Pilot officer.
Other units 01 January 1939 No 6 Squadron.
Date promoted 17 June 1939 Flying officer.
Other units 25 September 1939 No 11 Squadron.
Date promoted 01 September 1940 Flight lieutenant.
Other units 26 February 1942 Temporary Commanding Officer No 33 Squadron.
Other units 05 August 1942 Commanding Officer No 30 Squadron.
Other units 21 August 1942 Temporary Commanding Officer No 41 Squadron.
Date promoted 01 October 1942 Squadron leader.
Other units 22 November 1943 Air Force Headquarters, Melbourne.
Date promoted 01 December 1943 Wing commander.
Other units 10 January 1944 Overseas Headquarters, London.
Other units 26 January 1944 Commanding Officer No 461 Squadron.
Other units 30 November 1944 Attached Headquarters Coastal Command, UK.
Other units 08 February 1945 Pembroke Dock.
Other units 10 March 1945 No 11 Personnel Depot and Repatriation Depot, UK.
Other units 11 June 1945 No 2 Personnel Depot, Bradfield Park, NSW.
Other units 27 August 1945 No 8 Personnel Depot, Perth.
Date of discharge 28 August 1945