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Air Marshal Ramaswami Rajaram

Service No 1573 Branch GD(P)
Date of Birth: 19 Dec 1917
Date Commissioned 20 Nov 1939 Course 1 Course
Service End Died in Service 18 Jun 1969
Remarks : Died due to Luekemia
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 15 Aug 1948Gp Capt : 01 Apr 1953Acting Air Cmde : 28 May 1959Air Cmde : 05 Oct 1958
Acting AVM : 01 Feb 1960AVM : 01 Jan 1963Acting Air Marshal : 04 Mar 1966Air Marshal : 01 Apr 1968
C-in-C : 10 Jun 1963
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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
01 Apr 1941 - Plt OffrNo.1 Flight (Coastal Defence)Drigh Road 
18 Jul 1942 - 23 Nov 1942Fg OffrNo.6 Flight (Coastal Defence)Drigh Road To 1 AACU att 2 AACU
23 Nov 1942 - 17 Mar 1943Fg OffrNo.2 Anti-Aircraft Co-Operation FlightDeolali Flying att
10 Dec 1942 - 12 Feb 1943Fg OffrNo.22 Anti-Aircraft Co-Operation UnitDrigh Road Fm 6CDF att to 2AACF To 151OTU
26 May 1943 - 14 Dec 1943Fg OffrNo.6 Squadron, RIAF Plt Fm 151OTU to 2Sqn
22 Dec 1943 - 29 Dec 1943Flt LtNo.2 Squadron, RIAFKohat OC B Flt To 1Sqn
04 Feb 1944 - Flt LtNo.1 Squadron, RIAFImphal 
15 Dec 1944 - 01 Aug 1945Sqn LdrNo.1 SquadronImphal CO
15 Dec 1945 - 01 Aug 1946Sqn LdrRAF Station KohatKohat OC Flying To AirHQ
- Gp CaptNo. 2 Air Force AcademyJodhpur Stn Cdr
- Gp Capt3 WingPalam (Delhi) Stn Cdr
01 Jan 1948 - Gp CaptAFS TambaramChennai Stn Cdr
01 Jan 1958 - Air CmdeOperations Command (WAC)Delhi SASO
01 Feb 1960 - 11 Dec 1962AVMNational Defence CollegeDelhi SDS (Air)
12 Dec 1962 - 09 Jun 1963AVMAOCTezpur No 1 Op Group
10 Jun 1963 - 04 Aug 1963AVMEastern Air CommandShillong AOC-in-C
05 Aug 1963 - 30 Sep 1964AVMAir Head QuartersDelhi DCAS
01 Oct 1964 - 09 Jan 1966AVMWestern Air CommandDelhi AOC-in-C
10 Jan 1966 - 12 Dec 1966Air MshlNational Defence CollegeDelhi Cmdt
13 Dec 1966 - 18 Jun 1969Air MshlAir Head QuartersDelhi VCAS
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 2
  
Distinguished Flying Cross
Sqn LdrĀ Ā Ramaswami Rajaram1573 GD(P)Award Date Announced 17 Apr 1945
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
Unit : 1 Squadron
Reference : London Gazette 37036 dated 17 April 1945, Page 2026 Citation from Air Ministry Bulletin 18375 (Citation Courtesy: Hugh Halliday)
Padma Bhushan
AVMRamaswami Rajaram1573 GD(P)Award Date 30 Oct 1965Announced 30 Oct 1965
Details : WAC
Unit : WAC
Reference :