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454 RAAF Squadron :  3.2.1943 - 26.11.1944


Squadron Leader then  -


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Commanding Officer - 1.4.44 - 25.11.44


Milton 'Mike' Jeffrey Moore - DFC

RAAF Pilot No. 402804


Taree, N.S.W.


From the 454-459 Squadrons Assoc RAAF 40th Anniversary of Formation

April 1992 Bulletin - [very abbreviated]


Teacher, EATS, Pilot Aust. Canada - OTU Andover, UK - instructor Blenheims.  First tour Flt Cmdr 454 Baltimores.  Second as C.O. 454. 1.4.44 to 16.11.44 during conversation GR to light bomber close - support role with Desert Air Force and 8th Army, Italy.


Managed Squadron's significant change in tactics, and delegated effectively to capable Flt. Cmdrs, technical crews and admin. staff.  Re-enlisted PAF 1946.  OC 83 Wing, Supt. W.R.E. Woomera, CO 23 Sqdn (Mustangs). Retired G. Capt. 1966 - Factory Manager then with Finance Company until 1974.



[we are hoping to obtain more information on Mike Moore soon].

Milton MOORE