Group Captain Peter Jeffrey

Service number 145, O35436
Birth Date 1913-07-06
Birth Place Australia: New South Wales, Tenterfield
Final Rank Group Captain
Service Royal Australian Air Force
  • No. 3 Squadron
  • No. 3 Squadron (RAF)
Place Tenterfield
  • Second World War, 1939-1945
  • Second World War, 1939-1945
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1941-12-12
Published in London Gazette in 1941-05-13
Published in London Gazette in 1941-09-24
Published in London Gazette in 1945-03-09
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1945-03-15



Date of birth 06 July 1913
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs) 1934-12 Joined Citizen Air Force.
Date promoted 1934-12 Air cadet.
Other units 1934-12 No 3 Squadron.
Date promoted 1935-07 Pilot officer.
Other units 1936-07 No 22 Squadron.
Other units 1938-05 No 1 Flying Training School.
Other units 1939 Specialists Signals Course, RAF England.
Other units 1940-01 RAAF Station, Richmond.
Other units 13 February 1941 Commanding Officer No 3 Squadron.
Other units 1941-11 No 2 (Operational) Wing, RAF.
Date returned to Australia 1942-01
Other units 1942-02 Commanding Officer RAAF Station Bankstown.
Other units 1942-03 Temporary Command No 75 Squadron.
Other units 1942-04 Commanding Officer No 2 Operational Training Unit.
Other units 1942-04 Temporary Command No 76 Squadron.
Date promoted 01 April 1942 Wing commander.
Other units 1943-08 Commanding Officer No 5 Fighter Sector Headquarters.
Other units 1943-11 No 1 Fighter Wing.
Date promoted 01 December 1943 Group captain.
Other units 1944-11 Commanding Officer No 2 Operational Training Unit.
Other 1946-06 Appointment terminated and placed on the reserve list.
Other units 1951 RAAF Staff College.
Other 1951-04 Re-appointed to RAAF (permanant Air Force).
Other units 1952 Central Flying School.
Other units 1953 Directorate of Operations Headquarters, RAAF.
Other units 1954 Commanding Officer Headquarters RAAF Edinburgh.