Air-Commodore Horton Douglas Marsh

Service number 397 (0382); Air Commodore, O382, 397
Ranks Held Wing Commander, Air-Commodore
Birth Date 12 January 1920
Birth Place Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Auburn
Final Rank Air-Commodore
Service Royal Australian Air Force
Units
Place Auburn
Conflict/Operation Malayan Emergency, 1948-1960
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1972-06-03
Published in London Gazette in 1944-05-23
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1944-05-25

Rolls

  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    No. 460 Squadron
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Wing Commander
    London Gazette
    23 May 1944 on page 2350 at position 1
    Commonwealth Gazette
    25 May 1944 on page 1077 at position 16
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

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

    Unit
    Royal Australian Air Force
    Conflict
    Period 1970-1979
    Rank
    Air-Commodore
    London Gazette
    03 June 1972 on page 6288 at position 21

Timeline

Date of birth 12 January 1920
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 22 June 1939 Pilot Officer.
Date promoted 04 July 1940 Flying officer.
Date promoted 01 January 1941 Flight lieutenant.
Date promoted 11 May 1942 Acting squadron leader.
Other units 11 May 1942 No 1 Training Group.
Other units 20 September 1943 No 460 Squadron.
Date promoted 17 January 1944 Acting wing commander.
Other 17 January 1944 Commanding Officer of No 460 Squadron.
Other units 15 May 1944 Chief instructor No 27 Operational Training Unit (RAF).
Other units 23 March 1945 85th Wing Headquarters.
Date promoted 01 December 1945 Wing commander.