Wing Commander Henry George Cooke

Service number 403860
Ranks Held Acting Wing Commander, Flight Lieutenant, Wing Commander
Birth Date 1914-01-08
Final Rank Wing Commander
Service Royal Australian Air Force
Unit No. 461 Squadron
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1945-06-14
Published in London Gazette in 1943-05-25
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1943-06-03
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1945-06-21

Rolls

  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    Royal Australian Air Force
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Acting Wing Commander
    London Gazette
    14 June 1945 on page 3025 at position 2
    Commonwealth Gazette
    21 June 1945 on page 1353 at position 17
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    No. 461 Squadron
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Flight Lieutenant
    London Gazette
    25 May 1943 on page 2321 at position 4
    Commonwealth Gazette
    03 June 1943 on page 1149 at position 26
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

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

    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945

Timeline

Date of birth 08 January 1914
Other units 1941 Elementary Flying Training School Narromine.
Other units 1941 Initial Training School Bradfield.
Other units 1941 Service Flying Training School.
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs) 04 March 1941
Date promoted 07 November 1941 Flying officer.
Date promoted 07 November 1941 Pilot officer.
Other units 22 December 1941 No 3 School of General Reconnaissance.
Other units 10 March 1942 No 10 Squadron.
Other units 28 March 1942 No 461 Squadron.
Date promoted 01 September 1942 Acting flight lieutenant.
Date promoted 27 July 1943 Acting squadron leader.
Date promoted 27 November 1943 Flight lieutenant.
Date promoted 26 September 1944 Acting wing commander.
Other units 02 October 1944 Commanding Officer No 10 Squadron.