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Air Vice Marshal Surendra Nath Goyal

Service No & Branch 1560 GD(P)
Date of Birth: 11 Dec 1917 Commissioned: 30 Jul 1938 Course: 1Cranwell Course
Service End: Retired on 08 Aug 1968 / Died on 28 Feb 2009
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 30 Jul 1940Acting Sqn Ldr : 01 Apr 1944Wg Cdr : 15 Aug 1948Acting Gp Capt : 15 Aug 1947
Gp Capt : 01 Oct 1952Acting Air Cmde : 17 Dec 1952Air Cmde : 01 Oct 1959Acting AVM : 01 Apr 1961
AVM : 01 Apr 1964C-in-C : 01 Apr 1961
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Sqn Ldr

Gp Capt

Air Cmde

AVM
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 Jan 1939 - 10 May 1941Plt OffrNo.1 Squadron, RIAF To 2Sqn
10 May 1941 - Fg OffrNo.2 Squadron, RIAFPeshawar Fm 1Sqn
04 Oct 1942 - 03 Sep 1943Sqn LdrNo.1 Squadron, RIAFTrichinopoly 
04 Oct 1942 - 03 Sep 1943Sqn LdrNo.1 SquadronTrichinopoly Commanding Officer
- 16 Dec 1952Gp CaptNo.2 Air Force AcademyJodhpur Commanding Officer
15 Aug 1947 - 16 Sep 1947Gp CaptAir Head QuartersDelhi Group Captain (Plans)
17 Sep 1947 - 30 Jan 1948Gp Capt2 Ground Training SchoolTambaram Station Commander
01 Apr 1950 - 01 Mar 1951Gp CaptAir Head QuartersDelhi Director, Organisation
17 Dec 1952 - 10 Jan 1956Air CmdeTraining CommandBangalore Air Officer Commanding
16 Jan 1956 - 01 Dec 1957Air CmdeAir Head QuartersDelhi Air Officer-in-Charge Technical & Equipment
15 Jul 1959 - Air CmdeAdvance HQ, Operational CommandSimla Air Officer Commanding
11 Dec 1959 - 31 Mar 1961Air CmdeSchool of Land and Air WarfareSecunderabad Commandant
01 Apr 1961 - 06 Aug 1966AVMTraining CommandBangalore Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief
09 Aug 1966 - 18 Jun 1968AVMNational Defence AcademyKhadakvasla Commandant
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Member of the Order of the British Empire
Wg CdrSurendra Nath Goyal1560 GD(P)Award Date Announced 01 Jan 1946
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
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