Wing Commander Milton 'Mike' Jeffrey MOORE
454 RAAF Squadron
Service No. O21975
Date of Birth: 20 Nov 1911
Place of Birth: TAREE, NSW
Date of Enlistment: 14 Oct 1940
Date of Discharge: 20 Nov 1966
Rank: Wing Commander
WW2 Honours and Gallantry: DFC
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.