Air Vice Marshal Francis Masson Bladin

Service number O33
Ranks Held Air-Commodore, Air Vice Marshal
Birth Date 26 August 1898
Death Date 02 February 1978
Final Rank Air Vice Marshal
Service Royal Australian Air Force
Unit Royal Australian Air Force
Conflicts/Operations
  • British Commonwealth Occupation Force, 1946-1952 (Japan)
  • Second World War, 1939-1945
Gazettes Biographical information The Oxford companion to Australian military history in 1995
Published in London Gazette in 1943-01-01
Published in London Gazette in 1944-06-08
Published in London Gazette in 1950-06-08
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1944-06-22
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1943-01-07
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1950-06-22
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1944-11-23

Rolls

  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

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

    Unit
    Royal Australian Air Force
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Air-Commodore
    London Gazette
    01 January 1943 on page 13 at position 1
    Commonwealth Gazette
    07 January 1943 on page 7 at position 23
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    Royal Australian Air Force
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Air-Commodore
    London Gazette
    08 June 1944 on page 2642 at position 1
    Commonwealth Gazette
    22 June 1944 on page 1252 at position 56
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

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

    Conflict
    Period 1950-1959
    Rank
    Air Vice Marshal
    London Gazette
    08 June 1950 on page 2809 at position 1
    Commonwealth Gazette
    22 June 1950 on page 1493 at position 1
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    Royal Australian Air Force
    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945
    Rank
    Air-Commodore
    Commonwealth Gazette
    23 November 1944 on page 2608 at position 28
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Conflict
    Second World War, 1939-1945

Timeline

Date of birth 26 August 1898
Date of discharge 15 October 1953
Date of death 02 February 1978

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