Wing Commander Robert Alexander Norman

Service number 400102
Ranks Held Squadron Leader, Wing Commander
Birth Date 03 July 1916
Final Rank Wing Commander
Service Royal Australian Air Force
Units
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1945-12-28
Published in London Gazette in 1943-04-20
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1946-01-17
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1943-04-29

Rolls

  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    No. 1652 Conversion Unit RAF
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Squadron Leader
    London Gazette
    20 April 1943 on page 1798 at position 2
    Commonwealth Gazette
    29 April 1943 on page 901 at position 23
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    Royal Australian Air Force
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Wing Commander
    London Gazette
    28 December 1945 on page 6284 at position 1
    Commonwealth Gazette
    17 January 1946 on page 83 at position 18
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

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

    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945

Timeline

Date of birth 03 July 1916
Other units 1940 5 Elementary Flying Training School.
Other units 1940 - 1941 3 Service Flying Training.
Other 03 August 1940 Left Australia for Canada.
Other units 1941 19 Operational Training unit.
Other units 1941 No 58 Squadron (RAF).
Other 1941-01 Left Canada for England.
Other units 20 April 1941 No 35 Squadron (RAF).
Other units 16 December 1941 No 1663 Heavy Conversion Unit.
Date promoted 09 February 1942 Flying officer.
Date promoted 15 May 1942 Acting squadron leader.
Date promoted 02 March 1943 Acting wing commander.
Date promoted 09 August 1943 Flight lieutenant.
Other units 01 September 1943 Commanding Officer of No 460 Squadron.
Date captured 08 October 1943 Shot down and taken prisoner of war (no 3138) and held at Stalag Luft 3 - Sagan & Belaria.