556 Wing Commander Michael George (Mick) Cowan, DSO

Date of birth1916-10-18 Mount Barker, SA 
Other units  1943  No R6 Cadet Course. 
Other units  1943  1656 Advanced Flying Unit. 
Other units  1943  No 2 Squadron. 
Other units  1943  No 21 Squadron. 
Other units  1943  No 6 Squadron. 
Other units  1943  No 27 Operational Training Unit. 
Other units  1943  No 14 Squadron. 
Other units  1943  No 7 Squadron. 
Date promoted  1943-08-01  Squadron leader. 
Other units  1945-01  Commanding Officer No 460 Squadron. 
Other units  1945-07  Commanding Officer of No 463 Squadron. 

Served with 460 Squadron RAAF during the Second World War. Awarded Companion of the Distinguished Service Order.