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Air Marshal Subroto Mukerjee

Service No & Branch 1551 GD(P)
Date of Birth: 05 Mar 1911 Commissioned: 08 Oct 1932 Course: 1Cranwell Course Entry Mode : Cranwell
Service End: Died in Service 08 Nov 1960
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 15 Feb 1934Flt Lt : 15 Feb 1939Sqn Ldr : 15 Feb 1942Acting Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1943
Gp Capt : 15 Nov 1947Acting Air Cmde : 15 May 1947Air Cmde : 15 Aug 1948Acting AVM : 15 Nov 1947
AVM : 01 Oct 1951Acting Air Marshal : 01 Apr 1954Air Marshal : 01 Oct 1954
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Plt Offr

Sqn Ldr

Gp Capt

Air Mshl
Notes:1)Branch is at retirement and may not match with branch at Commission 2)Notional seniority is reflected in dates of substantive rank.

Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
01 Sep 1932 - 30 Nov 1932Plt OffrOld Sarum, UK Army Co-Op Course
01 Apr 1933 - 27 Jun 1941Plt OffrNo.1 Squadron, RIAFDrigh Road To Staff College
18 Oct 1938 - 16 Mar 1939Fg OffrNo.1 SquadronAmbala Adjutant
16 Mar 1939 - 25 Aug 1939Flt LtNo.1 SquadronAmbala Commanding Officer
25 Aug 1939 - 27 Jun 1941Sqn LdrNo.1 SquadronAmbala Commanding Officer
28 Jun 1941 - 06 Dec 1941Sqn LdrAir Head QuartersDelhi 
21 Jul 1941 - 04 Dec 1941Sqn LdrStaff CollegeQuetta Staff Course
07 Dec 1941 - 16 Apr 1942Sqn LdrNo.1 Group Staff
13 Mar 1942 - 03 Sep 1942Sqn LdrNo.1 SquadronSecunderabad Commanding Officer
04 Sep 1942 - 31 Oct 1942Sqn LdrNo.225 Group Staff
01 Nov 1942 - 03 Aug 1943Wg CdrAir Head QuartersDelhi Wg Cdr (Ops)
28 Aug 1943 - 15 Dec 1944Wg CdrRAF Station KohatKohat Station Commander
15 Dec 1944 - 25 Nov 1945Wg CdrAir Head QuartersDelhi Wg Cdr (Manning)
26 Nov 1945 - 05 Mar 1946Wg CdrAir Head QuartersDelhi Wg Cdr (Trg)
06 Mar 1946 - 14 May 1947Gp CaptAir Head QuartersDelhi Gp Capt (Trg)
15 May 1947 - 14 Aug 1947Air CmdeAir Head QuartersDelhi Dy AOA
15 Aug 1947 - 14 Nov 1947Air CmdeAir Head QuartersDelhi Senior Air Staff Officer
15 Nov 1947 - 31 Jan 1949AVMAir Head QuartersDelhi Senior Air Staff Officer
01 Feb 1949 - 16 Dec 1952AVMAir Head QuartersDelhi Deputy Chief of Air Staff
06 Jan 1953 - 11 Dec 1953AVMImperial Defence CollegeLondon, UK Staff Course
01 Apr 1954 - 31 Mar 1955Air MarshalAir Head QuartersDelhi Chief of Air Staff & Commander-in-Chief, IAF
01 Apr 1955 - 08 Nov 1960Air MarshalAir Head QuartersDelhi Chief of Air Staff
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 2
  
Mentioned in Dispatches
Sqn LdrSubroto Mukerjee1551 GD(P)Award Date 01 Jan 1943Announced 01 Jan 1943
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
Unit :
Reference : London Gazette 35825 pub 15 Dec 1942
Officer of the Order of the British Empire
Wg CdrSubroto Mukerjee1551 GD(P)Award Date Announced 01 Jun 1945
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
Unit :
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