Beaumont, Stephen Gerald

    Date of birth:
    May 2nd, 1910
    Date of death:
    1997
    Service number:
    90319, Auxiliary Air Force
    Nationality:
    British (1801-present, Kingdom)

    Biography

    Promotions:
    April 24th, 1936: Pilot Officer;
    October 24th, 1937: Flying Officer;
    March 12th, 1940: Flight Lieutenant;
    June 1st, 1941: Temporary Squadron Leader;
    June 1st, 1942: Temporary Wing Commander;
    September 1st, 1942: Squadron Leader (war subs.);
    February 25th, 1944: Wing Commander (war subs.).

    Career:
    1934 - 1939: Yorkshire Flying Club;
    1935: Auxiliary Air Force;
    1936: No. 609 (West Riding) Squadron, No. 6 Auxiliairy Group, Yeadon;
    juni 1940: Actig Squadron Leader No. 609 Squadron;
    1940: Instructor No. 7 Operational Training Unit, Hawarden;
    1941: Chief Instructor Operational Training Unit, Turnhouse;
    1941: Squadron Leader (Organisation), Headquarters, No 9 Group, Fighter Command, Preston;
    1942: Commanding Officer RAF Andreas, Isle of Man;
    1942 - 1943: Commanding Officer RAF Woodvale;
    1943: Commanding Officer RAF Zeals, Wiltshire;
    1943: Deputy Air Officer, Administration, No 84 Group, 2 Tactical Air Force.

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    Period:
    Second World War (1939-1945)
    Rank:
    Squadron Leader
    Awarded on:
    June 11th, 1942
    Mentioned in Despatches

    Sources

    • Photo 1: Tom MacNeill
    • Photo: Tom MacNeill
    • - The London Gazette of 2nd June 1936, Issue 34290
      - The London Gazette of 26th July 1938, Issue 34535
      - The London Gazette of 18th June 1940, Issue 34876
      - The London Gazette of 10th June 1941, Issue 35817
      - Second Supplement to The London Gazette of 5th June 1942, Issue 35586, dated 11th June 1942
      - The London Gazette of 3rd July 1942, Issue 35618
      - Third Supplement to The London Gazette of 29th September 1942, Issue 35727, dated 2nd October 1942
      - Third Supplement to The London Gazette of 28th March 1944, Issue 36447, dated 31st March 1944

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