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Wing Commander Karun Krishna Majumdar

Service No 1555 Branch GD(P)
Date of Birth: 06 Sep 1913
Date Commissioned 16 Dec 1933 Course 1Cranwell Course
Service End Died in Service 17 Feb 1945
Remarks : k Hurricane Cr
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
10 Nov 1934 - 13 Mar 1942Plt OffrNo.1 Squadron, RIAFDrigh Road 
27 Jun 1941 - 13 Mar 1942Sqn LdrNo.1 SquadronPeshawar CO
01 Jan 1945 - 17 Feb 1945Wg CdrIndian Air Force Display FlightKohat OC IAFDF k Cr
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Distinguished Flying Cross
Sqn LdrĀ Ā Karun Krishna Majumdar1555 GD(P)Award Date Announced 10 Nov 1942
Details : Early this year this officer commanded the squadron during its activities in Burma. He led two unescorted attacks on enemy airfields in Thailand and attacks in support of the army in Tennasserim; he also completed valuable reconnaissances during the retirement from Rangoon to the Prome positions.
Unit : 1 Squadron
Reference : London Gazette 35777 dated 10 Nov 1942, Page 4868

Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
17 Feb 1945Hurricane IIcWg Cdr Karun Krishna Majumdar DFC* *
IAF Disp FDived into Ground