Birth date: 07 April 1908
Birth place: Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Final rank: Squadron Leader
Service number: 411832 - Second World War, 1939-1945
Unit: No. 150 Squadron (RAF)

Rolls and Awards

Honours and Awards : Distinguished Flying Cross

  • Unit: No. 150 Squadron (RAF)
  • Conflict: Second World War, 1939-1945

Honours and Awards : United States Distinguished Flying Cross

  • Unit: No. 150 Squadron (RAF)
  • Conflict: Second World War, 1939-1945

Collection Items



London, England. C. 1945-03. Wing Commander Noel Vincent of Merriwa, NSW, leaving Buckingham Palace with friends after being awarded the DFC at an investiture held by King George VI.



Date of birth 1908-04-07
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs) 1940-04-29 Flying officer.
Other units 1940-04-29 A & S D Branch.
Other units 1941 No 15 Initial Training School.
Other units 1941 No 2 Initial Training School.
Date promoted 1941-01-01 Flight lieutenant.
Other 1941-05-25 Relinquished commission to join air crew as airceaftman.
Date promoted 1941-07-19 Leading aircraftman.
Other 1941-10-16 Left Australia.
Other units 1941-11-07 No 3 Service Flying Training School.
Other 1942 Left Canada.
Date promoted 1942-02-27 Pilot officer.
Date promoted 1942-02-27 Temporary sergeant.
Other units 1942-05-12 No 11 Advanced Flying Unit.
Other units 1942-06-23 No 14 Operational Training Unit.
Date promoted 1942-08-27 Flying officer.
Other units 1942-09-08 No 75 Squadron.
Other units 1942-09-24 No 460 Squadron.
Date promoted 1942-10-24 Temporary flight lieutenant.
Other units 1942-10-24 No 150 Squadron.
Date promoted 1943-04-16 Acting squadron leader.
Other units 1943-09-05 No 82 Operational Training Unit.
Other units 1943-11-19 Overseas Headquarters UK.
Date promoted 1944-02-27 Temporary flight lieutenant.
Other units 1945-01-12 Commanding Officer No 464 Squadron.
Date promoted 1945-02-01 Acting wing commander.
Other units 1945-10-03 No 9 Area Combined Headquarters.
Other units 1946-02-12 No 2 Personnel Depot.
Other 1946-04-01 Appointment terminated.