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Air Vice Marshal Kanwar Jaswant Singh

Service No 1587 Branch GD(P)
Date of Birth: 19 Sep 1915
Date Commissioned 01 Jun 1940 Course 3 Course
Service End Died in Service 01 Jan 1963
Remarks : Seconded from Army d - Heart attack
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 15 Aug 1948Acting Air Cmde : 28 May 1958Air Cmde : 16 Jun 1960C-in-C : 03 Mar 1962
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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
25 May 1941 - 11 Aug 1941Fg OffrNo.2 Squadron, RIAFPeshawar Fm 1SFTS to RAF Pesh
03 Jan 1942 - 05 Jun 1942Flt LtNo.3 Squadron, RIAFKohat To 2Sqn
10 Mar 1942 - Flt LtNo.2 Squadron, RIAFArakonam Fm 3Sqn
29 Jan 1944 - Sqn LdrRAF Station KohatKohat S/L Flying
01 May 1944 - 01 Feb 1946Sqn LdrNo.2 SquadronPeshawar CO
01 May 1944 - 23 Mar 1946Sqn LdrNo.2 Squadron, RIAFKohat CO To UK
- Gp Capt3 WingPalam (Delhi) Stn Cdr
01 Jan 1954 - Gp CaptAir Head QuartersDelhi Director (Organization)
06 Apr 1955 - 27 May 1958Gp Capt4 WingAgra Stn Cdr
- Air CmdeAdvance HQ, EAC, KolkataCalcutta AOC
27 May 1958 - 22 Mar 1959Air CmdeTraining CommandBangalore AOC
25 Mar 1959 - 01 Aug 1960Air CmdeGhana Air ForceGhana Chief of Air Staff
03 Mar 1962 - 01 Jan 1963AVMEastern Air CommandCalcutta AOC-in-C
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Param Vishist Seva Medal
AVMKanwar Jaswant Singh1587 GD(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1963Announced 26 Jan 1963
Details : AOC-in-C EAC
Unit : EAC
Reference : Gazette of India , 16th February 1963 - No. 22-Pres/63., dated 26th January, 1963