Wing Commander William Edmund Roberts

Service number 411959
Ranks Held Pilot Officer, Wing Commander
Birth Date 25 October 1914
Final Rank Wing Commander
Service Royal Australian Air Force
Units
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1945-04-13
Published in London Gazette in 1943-06-11
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1943-06-17
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1945-04-26

Rolls

  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    No. 57 Squadron (RAF)
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Wing Commander
    London Gazette
    11 June 1943 on page 2679 at position 2
    Commonwealth Gazette
    17 June 1943 on page 1250 at position 28
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

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

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

    Unit
    No. 460 Squadron
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Pilot Officer
    London Gazette
    13 April 1945 on page 1964 at position 1
    Commonwealth Gazette
    26 April 1945 on page 975 at position 2

Timeline

Date of birth 25 October 1914
Other units 1942 No 11 Advanced Flying Unit, Shawbury Shropshire.
Other units 1942 No 20 Operational Training Unit, Lossiemouth, Scotland.
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 27 March 1942 Pilot officer.
Date promoted 27 June 1942 Flying officer.
Other units 13 December 1942 No 57 Squadron (RAF).
Other units 1943 No 29 Operational Training Unit, Bruntinghtorpe Warwick.
Date promoted 27 March 1944 Flight lieutenant.
Date promoted 19 June 1944 Acting squadron leader.
Other units 19 June 1944 No 460 Squadron.
Date promoted 15 December 1944 Acting wing commander.
Other 15 December 1944 Commanding Officer No 460 Squadron.