Biography

Birth date: 06 June 1917
Final rank: Squadron Leader
Service number: 406171 - Second World War, 1939-1945
Units:
  • Royal Australian Air Force
  • No. 450 Squadron

Rolls and Awards

Honours and Awards : Distinguished Flying Cross

  • Unit: No. 450 Squadron
  • Conflict: Second World War, 1939-1945

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: Royal Australian Air Force
  • Conflict: Second World War, 1939-1945

Collection Items

Timeline

Date of birth 1917-06-06
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs) 1940-09-12
Other units 1941 No 112 Squadron.
Date promoted 1941-06-03 Pilot officer.
Date promoted 1941-12-03 Flying officer.
Other units 1942 Commanding Officer No 1 Air Ambulance Unit.
Date promoted 1942-03-24 Acting flight lieutenant.
Other units 1942-11-02 Commanding Officer No 450 Squadron.
Date promoted 1943-03-14 Acting squadron leader.
Date promoted 1943-06-03 Flight lieutenant.
Date of discharge 1945-07-20