Wing Commander Alan Wharton

Service number 404556
Ranks Held Acting Squadron Leader, Acting Wing Commander, Flying Officer, Wing Commander
Birth Date 04 April 1919
Birth Place Australia: New South Wales, Gosford
Final Rank Wing Commander
Service Royal Australian Air Force
Units
  • No. 466 Squadron
  • No. 148 Squadron (RAF)
Place Gosford
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1945-07-17
Published in London Gazette in 1944-06-08
Published in London Gazette in 1943-02-16
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1944-06-22
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1943-02-25
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1945-07-26

Rolls

  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

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

    Unit
    No. 466 Squadron
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Acting Wing Commander
    London Gazette
    17 July 1945 on page 3685 at position 1
    Commonwealth Gazette
    26 July 1945 on page 1599 at position 2
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    Royal Australian Air Force
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Acting Squadron Leader
    London Gazette
    08 June 1944 on page 2642 at position 14
    Commonwealth Gazette
    22 June 1944 on page 1252 at position 69
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

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

    Unit
    No. 148 Squadron (RAF)
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Flying Officer
    London Gazette
    16 February 1943 on page 815 at position 5
    Commonwealth Gazette
    25 February 1943 on page 521 at position 9
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945

Timeline

Date of birth 04 April 1919
Other units 09 October 1941 No 458 Squadron.
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs) 11 October 1941
Date promoted 10 December 1941 Flying officer.
Other units 20 July 1942 No 148 Squadron.
Date promoted 10 June 1943 Flight lieutnenant.
Date promoted 30 March 1944 Acting squadron leader.
Other units 12 September 1944 No 466 Squadron.
Date promoted 20 October 1944 Acting wing commander.
Other units 20 October 1944 Commadning Officer of No 466 Squadron.
Date promoted 01 January 1945 Squadron leader.
Other units c 1941 No 14 Operational Training Unit.
Other units c 1941 No 20 Operational Training Unit, Moreton-in-Marsh.
Other units c 1941 No 7 Initial Training School.
Other units c 1943 No 27 Operation Training Unit.