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AGG, CECIL EDWARD METCALFE, DFC

Service:Royal Australian Air Force
Service Number:415211
Rank:Flight Lieutenant
Date of Birth:23 January 1913
Place of Birth:South Perth, WA, Australia
Decorations:Distinguished Flying Cross
Units:No. 460 Squadron, RAAF
No. 9 Elementary Flying Training School, RAAF
No. 4 Service Flying Training School, RAAF
No. 2 Air Navigation School, RAAF
No. 2 Air Observers School, RAAF
No. 2 Bombing and Gunnery School, RAAF
No. 27 Operational Training Unit, RAF
No. 30 Operational Training Unit, RAF
No. 1656 Conversion Unit, RAF

NAA: A9300, AGG C E M


Distinguished Flying Cross1939-45 Star
Air Crew Europe Star & ClaspDefence Medal1939-45 War MedalAustralian Service Medal 1939-45

Timeline

12 August 1941Enlisted with the Royal Australian Air Force.
Aircraftman 2nd Class on Enlistment.
Posted to No. 4 Initial Training School, RAAF.
8 November 1941Promoted to Leading Aircraftman.
12 November 1941Posted to No. 9 Elementary Flying Training School, RAAF, Cunderdin.
9 February 1942Posted to No. 4 Service Flying Training School, RAAF, Geraldton.
30 April 1942Posted to No. 2 Air Observers School, RAAF, Mount Gambier.
26 July 1942Posted to No. 2 Bombing and Gunnery School, RAAF, Port Pirie.
28 September 1942Posted to No. 2 Air Navigation School, RAAF, Nhill.
15 October 1942Promoted to Pilot Officer.
12 November 1942Embarked at Melbourne.
15 December 1942Disembarked United Kingdom.
16 December 1942Posted to No. 11 Personnel Despatch and Reception Centre, RAF.
13 April 1943Posted to No. 27 Operational Training Unit, RAF.
15 April 1943Promoted to Flying Officer.
20 June 1943Posted to No. 1656 Conversion Unit, RAF.
28 July 1943Posted to No. 460 Squadron, RAAF.
18 February 1944Posted to No. 30 Operational Training Unit, RAF.
24 February 1944Posted to No. 27 Operational Training Unit, RAF.
15 September 1944Posted to No. 460 Squadron, RAAF.
15 October 1944Promoted to Temporary Flight Lieutenant.
22 November 1944Reported as Prisoner of War at Stalag Luft III.
27 May 1945Posted to No. 11 Personnel Despatch and Reception Centre, RAF, ex POW.
9 September 1945Posted to No. 2 Personnel Depot, RAAF.
8 October 1945Posted to No. 4 Medical Rehabilitation Unit, RAAF.
9 January 1946Discharged from Royal Australian Air Force.

External Links

World War 2 Nominal Roll
The London Gazette - Distinguished Flying Cross Announcement (11 February 1944)

References

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1948, AGG CECIL EDWARD METCALFE : Service Number - 415211 : Date of birth - 23 Jan 1913 : Place of birth - SOUTH PERTH WA : Place of enlistment - PERTH WA : Next of Kin - AGG CLARENCE, A9300, AGG C E M.

Record updated on 14 April 2018.


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