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Air Marshal Hari Chand Dewan

Service No 1598 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 20 Sep 1921
Date Commissioned 01 Aug 1940 Course 4 Course
Service End Retired on 31 Mar 1976 / Died on 22 Aug 2017
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 01 Feb 1942Acting Flt Lt : 01 Apr 1944Sqn Ldr : 15 Aug 1948Wg Cdr : 01 Feb 1951
Acting Gp Capt : 06 Aug 1951Gp Capt : 01 Apr 1955Acting Air Cmde : 07 May 1960Air Cmde : 01 Apr 1964
Acting AVM : 01 Jan 1967AVM : 01 Apr 1967Acting Air Marshal : 24 Mar 1971Air Marshal : 01 Apr 1972
C-in-C : 01 Jan 1967
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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
24 Jul 1942 - Fg OffrNo.4 Flight (Coastal Defence)Vizag 
01 Mar 1943 - Fg OffrNo.8 Squadron, RIAFPeshawar Flt Cdr B Attd 152OTU Peshawar
15 Dec 1944 - 29 Dec 1945Flt LtNo.7 Squadron, RIAF Flt Cdr CO To 6Sqn
12 Jan 1946 - 15 Feb 1946Flt LtNo.6 Squadron, RIAFRanchi Adj Fm 7Sqn To 12Sqn
04 Mar 1946 - Flt LtNo.12 Squadron, RIAFRisalpur Flt Cdr
25 May 1947 - Flt LtNo.12 Squadron, RIAFBhopal 
19 Sep 1945 - 01 Mar 1946Sqn LdrNo.7 SquadronGwalior CO
- 01 Dec 1947Wg CdrAir Head QuartersDelhi Wg Cdr (Ops)
16 Apr 1951 - 06 Aug 1951Wg CdrAirHQ Communications SquadronPalam CO
- 01 Jan 1959Gp CaptAir Head QuartersDelhi Director (Training)
- 01 Dec 1954Gp CaptNo. 2 Air Force AcademyJodhpur Stn Cdr
- 01 Dec 1962Air CmdeAir Head QuartersDelhi Director (Ops)
01 Jan 1967 - 28 Mar 1968AVMCentral Air CommandCalcutta AOC-in-C
01 Apr 1968 - 23 Mar 1971AVMMaintenance CommandNagpur AOC-in-C
24 Mar 1971 - 31 Mar 1973Air MshlEastern Air CommandShillong AOC-in-C
01 Apr 1973 - 30 Sep 1973Air MshlAir Head QuartersDelhi DCAS
01 Oct 1973 - 31 Mar 1976Air MshlAir Head QuartersDelhi VCAS
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 2
  
Param Vishist Seva Medal
AVMHari Chand Dewan1598 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1969Announced 26 Jan 1969
Details : AOC-in-C MC
Unit : MC
Reference : Gazette of India : No.11 - Pres/69 dated 26th January 1969
Padma Bhushan
Air MarshalHari Chand Dewan1598 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1972Announced 26 Jan 1972
Details : EAC
Unit : EAC
Reference :