Flight Lieutenant Blake Raymond Pelly

Service Numbers 226, 260226, O210084
Birth Date 31 May 1907
Also known as Blake Raymond Pelly
Final Rank
Units
Commonwealth of Australia Gazette 22 June 1944 on page 1251 at position 34
London Gazette 16 June 1944 on page 2873 at position 3


Collection items

Honours & Awards

  • Honours and Awards:

    Award/Honour
    Mention in despatches
    Classification
    British/Australian gallantry awards
    Unit
    No. 3 Squadron
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Flight Lieutenant
    London Gazette
    24 September 1941 on page 5573 at position 1
  • Honours and Awards:

    Award/Honour
    Officer of the Order of the British Empire
    Classification
    Order of the British Empire
    Unit
    1 Wing RAAF
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Wing Commander
    London Gazette
    16 June 1944 on page 2873 at position 3
    Commonwealth Gazette
    22 June 1944 on page 1251 at position 34
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Award/Honour
    Officer of the Order of the British Empire
    Classification
    Order of the British Empire
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Award/Honour
    Mention in despatches
    Classification
    British/Australian gallantry awards
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945

Timeline

Date of birth 31 May 1907
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs) 1939
Other units 1939 No 3 Squadron.
Date promoted 01 September 1939 Pilot officer.
Date promoted 01 June 1940 Flight lieutenant.
Other units 1941 No 3 Squadron.
Other units 13 June 1941 Temporary Commanding Officer No 451 Squadron.
Other units 1942 RAAF School of Army Air Co-operation.
Date promoted 01 January 1942 Acting squadron leader.
Date promoted 01 January 1942 Squadron leader.
Date promoted 01 October 1942 Acting wing commander.
Other units 1943 Commanding Officer No 73 Wing Headquarters.
Other units 1943 No 71 Wing Headquarters.
Other units 1943 RAAF Station Canberra.
Other units 1944 Assistant Senior Air Staff Officer RAAF Command.
Date promoted 01 February 1944 Acting group captain.
Other units 1945 American Army Air Force Staff Course.
Other units 1945 Director Tactical and Operational requirements RAAF Headquarters.
Other units 1945 Director of Operations RAAF Headquarters.

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