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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
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 09 Jul 1935
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Notes: 1) Ranks shown are substantive ranks at retirement. 2)Branch is at retirement and may not match with branch at Commission 3)Notional seniority is reflected in dates of substantive rank.

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: 2
  
Distinguished Flying Cross
Sqn LdrKarun 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
Bar to Distinguished Flying Cross
Wg CdrKarun Krishna Majumdar1555 GD(P)Award Date Announced 23 Jan 1945
Details : [268 Squadron RAF] This officer has completed many tactical reconnaissance and photographic sorties. His keenness for operational work and his skill on difficult and dangerous missions has always been outstanding. Before the advance northwards in France, he completed exceptionally valuable photographic reconnaissances of the Seine bridges, in the face of heavy ground defences. He has also participated in long tactical reconnaissances on which he was several times intercepted by superior formations of enemy aircraft. His skill and courage have always been outstanding.
Unit : 268 Sqn RAF
Reference : London Gazette 36905 dated 23 January 45, Page 527 (Citation Courtesy: Colin Ford )

Accidents and Incidents: 1

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