Leigh-Mallory, Trafford

Date of birth:
July 11th, 1892 (Mobberley/Cheshire, Great Britain)
Date of death:
November 14th, 1944 (French Alps)
Buried on:
Commonwealth War Graves Le Rivier d’Allemond
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

Promotions:
3 oktober 1914: 2nd Lieutenant
21 juni 1915: Lieutenant
2 november 1916: Temporary Captain
14 mei 1917: Temporary Major
14 mei 1916: Captain
1 april 1917: Temporary Major RAF
1 augustus 1919: Squadron Leader
1 januari 1915: Wing Commander
1 januari 1932: Group Captain
1 januari 1936: Acting Commodore
1 novenber 1938: Acting Air Vice Marshal
13 juli 1942: Acting Air Marshal
1 december 1942: Temporary Air Marshal
15 december 1943: Air Vice Marshal (w/s)
1 januari 1944: Air Marshal (w/s)
1 januari 1944: Air Chief Marshal

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Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Temporary Major
Unit:
No. 8 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps
Awarded on:
1918
Mentioned in Despatches
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Rank:
Squadron Leader
Unit:
No. 8 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps
Awarded on:
1919
Distinguished Service Order (DSO)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Acting Air Vice-Marshal
Unit:
No. 12 Group, Royal Air Force
Awarded on:
July 11th, 1940
Mentioned in Despatches
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Acting Air Vice-Marshall
Unit:
No. 12 Group, Royal Air Force
Awarded on:
July 11th, 1940
Companion of The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (CB)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Air Vice-Marshal
Awarded on:
May 29th, 1942
Action:
"In recognition of valuable services rendered in connection with the War."
Order Odrodzenia Polski Komandorski z Gwiazda
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Temporary Air Marshal
Unit:
Fighter Command, Royal Air Force
Awarded on:
January 1st, 1943
Mentioned in Despatches
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Temporary Air Marshal
Unit:
Fighter Command, Royal Air Force
Awarded on:
January 1st, 1943
Commander of The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (KCB/DCB)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Air Chief Marshal
Unit:
Fighter Command, Royal Air Force
Awarded on:
January 30th, 1945
Action:
"In recognition of valuable services rendered in connection with the war."
Details:
Posthumously awarded
Legion of Merit - Chief Commander (LoM - CC)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Air Chief Marshal
Unit:
Fighter Command, Royal Air Force
Awarded on:
October 31st, 1944
Action:
"In recognition of valuable services rendered in connection with the war."
Details:
Posthumously awarded
Orden Kutuzova 1
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Details:
Awarded as a bar for on the ribbon of the first DSO.
Distinguished Service Order (DSO)
Flying Badge

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