Acting Wing Commander Donald Roy Donaldson

Service number 400631
Birth Date 07 January 1915
Final Rank Acting Wing Commander
Service Royal Australian Air Force
Unit GG Flight
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1946-01-01
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1946-01-10

Rolls

Timeline

Date of birth 07 January 1915
Other units 1941 No 11 Operational Training Unit.
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 06 May 1941 Flight sergeant.
Other units 29 October 1941 No 44 Squadron.
Date promoted 29 July 1942 Pilot officer.
Other units 1943 No 26 Operational Training Unit.
Date promoted 29 January 1943 Flying officer.
Date promoted 22 May 1943 Acting Flight lieutenant.
Date promoted 12 January 1944 Acting squadron leader.
Other units 05 February 1944 No 460 Squadron.
Date promoted 10 March 1944 Acting squadron commander.
Date promoted 19 June 1944 Acting wing commander.
Other units 19 June 1944 Commanding Officer No 463 Squadron.
Other 24 June 1944 Shot down while flying Lancaster III (LM574 JO-J), but evaded capture.
Date promoted 29 July 1944 Flight lieutnenat.
Other 03 September 1944 Reported safe in the UK.
Other 06 April 1945 Appointed to command Governor General's flights, Canberra.
Other 11 September 1946 Appointment terminated.