Air Vice Marshal William Edwin Townsend

Service number O358
Ranks Held Air Vice Marshal, Air-Commodore, Group Captain
Birth Date 1916
Death Date 1987
Final Rank Air Vice Marshal
Service Royal Australian Air Force
Units
Conflict/Operation Period 1970-1979
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1971-06-12
Published in London Gazette in 1957-01-01
Published in London Gazette in 1965-06-12
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1971-07-01
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1957-01-17
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1965-06-24

Rolls

  • Honours and Awards:

    Conflict
    Period 1960-1969
    Rank
    Air-Commodore
    London Gazette
    12 June 1965 on page 5508 at position 12
    Commonwealth Gazette
    24 June 1965 on page 2395 at position 3
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    Royal Australian Air Force
    Conflict
    Period 1950-1959
    Rank
    Group Captain
    London Gazette
    01 January 1957 on page 42 at position 20
    Commonwealth Gazette
    17 January 1957 on page 153 at position 12
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    Operation Cmd
    Conflict
    Period 1970-1979
    Rank
    Air Vice Marshal
    London Gazette
    12 June 1971 on page 5991 at position 1
    Commonwealth Gazette
    01 July 1971 on page 4115 at position 1

Timeline

Date of birth 1916
Date of birth 1916
Date of death 1987
Date of death 1987