Wing Commander Gordon Henry Steege

Service number O34059; Air Commodore, 492, 213
Ranks Held Flight Lieutenant, Wing Commander
Birth Date 31 October 1917
Birth Place Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Chatswood
Death Date 01 September 2013
Death Place Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Wahroonga
Final Rank Wing Commander
Service Royal Australian Air Force
Units
Places
Conflict/Operation Korea, 1950-1953
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1944-04-11
Published in London Gazette in 1941-04-08
Published in London Gazette in 1941-09-24
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1944-03-30

Rolls

Timeline

Date of birth 31 October 1917
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs) 1937-07 Air cadet in No 1 Flying training School.
Date promoted 1938-06 Pilot officer.
Other units 1938-07 No 3 Squadron.
Date promoted 1938-12 Flying officer.
Other units 1939-09 No 11 Squadron.
Other units 1940-05 No 3 Squadron.
Date promoted 1940-06 Flight lieutenant.
Date promoted 1941-05 Acting squadron leader.
Other units 31 May 1941 Commanding officer No 450 Squadron.
Date promoted 1941-10 Temporary squadron leader.
Other units 1942-06 Middle East Staff School, Haifa.
Date promoted 1942-10 Temporary wing commander.
Other units 1942-12 No 2 Embarkation Depot.
Other units 1943-01 No 8 Fighter Sector Headquarters.
Other units 1943-01 No 9 Fighter Sector Course.
Other units 1943-03 Commanding Officer No 14 Fighter Sector Headquarters.
Other units 1943-03 Commanding Officer No 8 Fighter Sector Headquarters.
Other units 1943-10 Commanding Officer No 73 Fighter Wing.
Date promoted 1944-02 Acting group captain.
Date promoted 1944-07 Temporary group captain.
Other units 1944-08 Commanding Officer No 81 Fighter Wing.
Other units 1945-01 Eastern Area Headquarters.
Other units 1945-05 Air Force Headquarters.
Other 1946-12 Appointment terminated.
Other units 1946-12 RAAF Station Laverton.
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 1950-06 Air Force Headquarters.
Date promoted 1950-06 Wing commander (war substantive).
Other units 1950-09 RAAF Station Schofields.
Other units 1951-03 No 78 Wing Headquarters.
Other units 1951-05 No 77 Squadron.
Other units 1951-09 Commanding Officer No 77 Squadron.
Other units 1952-01 Base Squadron, Richmond.
Other units 1952-02 School Land/Air Warfare.
Other units 1953-08 Department of Air.
Other units 1955-08 Training Command Headquarters.
Other units 1957-05 Officer Commanding RAAF Canberra.
Date promoted 1958-05 Acting group captain.
Date promoted 1958-07 Group captain.
Other units 1958-12 Department of Air.
Date of death 01 September 2013