Angell, Henry Ellis

Date of birth:
1916 (Calgary/Alberta, Canada)
Date of death:
December 5th, 2010
Nationality:
Canadian

Biography

Promotions:
August 24th, 1936: Acting Pilot Officer on probation;
June 29th, 1937: Pilot Officer;
December 29th, 1938: Flying Officer;
September 3rd, 1940: Flight Lieutenant;
December 16th, 1941: temporary Squadron Leader (as from December 1st, 1941);
December 25th, 1944: Squadron Leader (war subs.);
July 1st, 1945 - November 1st, 1947: temporary Wing Commander;
May 30th, 1946: Squadron Leader (seniority June 1st, 1944);
July 1st, 1952: Wing Commander.

Career:
?: University of Alberta;
April 24th, 1937: No. 207 Squadron;
November 1st, 1971: Retirement.

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Acting Wing Commander
Unit:
No. 295 Squadron, Royal Air Force
Awarded on:
August 17th, 1945
Action:
Citation:
"Wing Commander ANGELL has completed a tour of operational duty during which he has been mainly engaged on airborne operations. During 1944-45 he led his flight on three major airborne assaults launched from this country. This officer is an outstanding squadron commander and under his courageous and inspired leadership his squadron has reached a high standard of operational efficiency."
Details:
LG 37228/4187.
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)

Sources

  • - Air Force list (1931); Volume: Jan 1938; London : His Majesty's Stationery Office; Great Britain. Ministry of Defence
    - The London Gazette of 15th September 1936, Issue 34323
    - The London Gazette of 29th June 1937, Issue 34413
    - The London Gazette of 20th January 1939, Issue 34591
    - The London Gazette of 27th September 1940, Issue 34954
    - The London Gazette of 16th December 1941, Issue 35383
    - Third Supplement to The London Gazette of 6th February 1945, Issue 36930, dated 9th February 1945
    - Sixth Supplement to The London Gazette of 14th August 1945, Issue 37228, dated 17th August 1945
    - Third Supplement to The London Gazette of 4th September 1945, Issue 37255, dated 7th September 1945
    - Second Supplement to The London Gazette of 11th July 1947, Issue 38015, dated 15th July 1947
    - Second Supplement to The London Gazette of 14th November 1947, Issue 38125, dated 18th November 1947
    - Second Supplement to The London Gazette of 27th June 1952, Issue 39586, dated 1st July 1952
    - Supplement to The London Gazette of 8th November 1971, Issue 45516, dated 9th November 1971
    - Royal Air Force WW II 38 Group Squadrons Reunited
    - Air Force Association of Canada