Group Captain Blake Raymond Pelly

Service number 226, 260226 (O210084); Group Captain
Ranks Held Flight Lieutenant, Wing Commander
Birth Date 31 May 1907
Final Rank Group Captain
Service Royal Australian Air Force
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1944-06-16
Published in London Gazette in 1941-09-24
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1944-06-22



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.