Wing Commander Basil Howard

Service number 404787
Ranks Held Flying Officer, Wing Commander
Birth Date 06 July 1915
Birth Place Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Seven Hills
Death Date 29 May 1945
Death Place United Kingdom
Final Rank Wing Commander
Service Royal Australian Air Force
Unit No. 456 Squadron
Places
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1945-02-09
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1945-02-15

Rolls

  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    No. 456 Squadron
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Flying Officer
    London Gazette
    09 February 1945 on page 817 at position 3
    Commonwealth Gazette
    15 February 1945 on page 305 at position 8
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
  • Roll of Honour:

    Unit
    No. 456 Squadron
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Wing Commander

Timeline

Date of birth 06 July 1915
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs) 01 June 1940
Other units 01 November 1940 No 96 Squadron.
Date promoted 04 January 1941 Pilot officer.
Other units 13 August 1942 No 456 Squadron.
Date promoted 10 March 1943 Acting flight lieutenant.
Other units 05 June 1943 Commanding Officer of No 456 Squadron.
Date promoted 04 July 1943 Flight lieutenant.
Date promoted 1944 Acting wing commander.
Date promoted 1944 Squadron leader.
Date of death 29 May 1945