407256 Wing Commander Donald Hamilton Smith, DFC

Date of birth1915-08-18  
Other units  1940  No 3 Elementary Flying Trinaing School, Essendon. 
Other units  1940  No 2 Service Flying Training School, Wagga. 
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs)  1940-08-18  No 1 Initial Training School, Somers. 
Other units  1941  No 60 Operational Training Unit, East Fortune, Scotland. 
Date promoted  1941-10-11  Pilot officer. 
Other units  1942-04  No 452 Squadron. 
Other units  1942-05  No 126 Squadron. 
Other units  1943-05-03  No 41 Squadron. 
Date promoted  1943-10-14  Flight lieutenant. 
Other units  1944-05-02  Commanding Officer No 453 Squadron. 
Date promoted  1944-05-02  Acting squadron leader. 
Date promoted  1944-07-01  Squadron leader. 
Other units  1945  Commanding Officer No 11 Personnel Dispatch and Reception Centre. 
Date promoted  1945-02  Acting wing commander. 

Soviet Medal of Valour.