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Aries, Ellis Walter

Date of birth:
June 14th, 1916
Date of death:
June 1976 (London, UK)
Service number:
741835/79555
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

Ellis Walter Aries was credited with shooting down five enemy airplanes and one shared victory.

Promotions:
?: Sergeant;
June 2nd, 1940: Pilot Officer on probation;
June 2nd, 1941: Pilot Officer;
June 2nd, 1941: Flying Officer (war subs.);
June 2nd, 1942: Flight Lieutenant (war subs.);
June 2nd, 1947: Flying Officer (seniority 1 april 1947).

Career:
23.07.1938: joined the RAF
1939 - juni 1940: training as Pilot;
June 1940 - July 5th, 1940: No. 263 Squadron;
July 5th, 1940: No. 602 Squadron.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Flight Lieutenant
Unit:
No. 602 Squadron
Awarded on:
January 1st, 1945
Air Force Cross

Sources

  • Photo: http://www.bbm.org.uk/airmen/Aries.htm
  • - The London Gazette of 18th June 1940, Issue 34876
    - The London Gazette of 15th August 1941, Issue 35247
    - Second Supplement to The London Gazette of 4th August 1942, Issue 35658, dated 7th August 1942
    - Supplement to The London Gazette of 29th December 1944, Issue 36866, dated 1st January 1945
    - Second Supplement to The London Gazette of 4th July 1947, Issue 38009, dated 8th July 1947
    - Ciel de Gloire

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