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Wing Commander Sukhdev Singh Dhillon

Service No & Branch 11378 F(P)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 31 Dec 1967 Course: 98 Course Entry Mode : NDA
Service End: Retired on 22 May 1993
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 01 Nov 1986
Training and Other Courses Attended
29 NDA (Cadet) - 01 Dec 1965
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
30 Nov 1975 - Flt LtGovt. of Uttar Pradesh 
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Vir Chakra
Fg OffrSukhdev Singh Dhillon11378 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1972
Details :

During the operations against Pakistan in December 1971, Flying Officer Sukhdev Singh Dhillon flew as a pilot in a Helicopter unit and single-handed evacuated 87 battle casualties from the most difficult and hazardous terrain of Kargil sector in complete disregard to his personal safety. He carried out these evacuation missions in the face of heavy ground and air opposition.

Throughout, Flying Officer Sukhdev Singh Dhillon displayed gallantry, professional skill and devotion to duty of a high order.

Unit : 114 HU
Reference : Gazette of India , 29th July 1972 - No.92 - Pres/72 dated 18th July 1972
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