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Wing Commander Hemango Nath Choudhuri

Service No & Branch 1565 GD(P)
Date of Birth: 01 Nov 1909 Commissioned: 14 Nov 1939 Course: 1 Course
Service End: Retired on 22 Apr 1946 / Died on 28 Mar 1949
Remarks : S/L as per gazette on retirement
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 14 May 1941Acting Sqn Ldr : 01 Oct 1943Sqn Ldr : 18 Mar 1945
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Flt Lt
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

01 Oct 1940 - 01 Apr 1942Fg OffrNo.3 Flight (Coastal Defence)Calcutta 
01 Apr 1942 - 30 Nov 1942Flt LtNo.353 Squadron RAFCalcutta 
01 Dec 1942 - 16 May 1944Sqn LdrNo.7 Squadron, RIAFPeshawar 353 Sqn
01 Dec 1942 - 05 Jun 1944Sqn LdrNo.7 SquadronVizagapatnam Commanding Officer
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Mentioned in Dispatches
Sqn LdrHemango Nath Choudhuri1565 GD(P)Award Date 01 Jan 1945Announced 01 Jan 1945
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
Unit : 7 Sqn
Reference : London Gazette 36866 pub 29 Dec 1944

Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
04 Mar 1942Blenheim IL8448Flt Lt Hem Chaudhury
3CDFDitched off Cox Baza
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