Group Captain Dixie Robison Chapman

Service number O335
Birth Date 08 September 1912
Birth Place Australia: New South Wales, Tenterfield
Final Rank Group Captain
Service Royal Australian Air Force
Units
Place Tenterfield
Conflict/Operation Korea, 1950-1953
Gazettes Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1955-05-05
Published in London Gazette in 1963-01-01
Published in London Gazette in 1955-04-26
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1963-01-17

Rolls

  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    No. 91 (Composite) Wing
    Conflict
    Korea, 1950-1953
    Rank
    Group Captain
    London Gazette
    26 April 1955 on page 2418 at position 4
    Commonwealth Gazette
    05 May 1955 on page 1387 at position 4
  • Honours and Awards:

    Conflict
    Period 1960-1969
    Rank
    Group Captain
    London Gazette
    01 January 1963 on page 36 at position 14
    Commonwealth Gazette
    17 January 1963 on page 223 at position 2

Timeline

Date of birth 08 September 1912
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs) 1934 Air cadet.
Other units 1935 Fighter Squadron (Bulldogs).
Date promoted 1935-07 Pilot officer.
Other units 1936 Flying instructor and Flight Commander at Point Cook.
Date promoted 01 February 1936 Flying officer.
Date promoted 1938 Flight lieutenant.
Other units 1939-07 Deputy Director of Training, RAAF Headquarters.
Date promoted 01 June 1940 Squadron leader.
Other units 28 December 1940 Commanding Officer No 23 Squadron.
Other units 23 December 1941 Commanding Officer No 3 Squadron.
Date promoted 01 July 1942 Wing commander.
Other units 13 April 1943 Commanding Officer No 451 Squadron.
Date promoted 01 December 1943 Group captain.
Other units 02 March 1944 Commanding Officer No 4 Service Flying Training School.
Other units 12 August 1945 Commanding Officer No 84 (Army Co-Op) Wing Bougainville.
Other units 1952 Commanding Officer No 91 Wing RAAF.
Other units 1954 Air Attache - Washington.
Other units 1956 Officer Commanding RAAF Base Amberley.
Other units 1959 Headquarters Operation Command.
Other units 1960 Officer Commanding RAAF Base Darwin.
Other units 1963 Department of Air.