Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Air Commodore Jagdev Chandra

Service No & Branch 1612 GD(P)
Date of Birth: 06 Oct 1916 Commissioned: 01 Aug 1940 Course: 4 Course Entry Mode : IAFVR
Service End: Retired on 03 Oct 1968 / Died on 19 Apr 1991
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 01 Feb 1942Acting Flt Lt : 01 Apr 1944Sqn Ldr : 20 Dec 1947Wg Cdr : 01 Mar 1951
Acting Gp Capt : 30 Nov 1955Gp Capt : 01 Oct 1959Acting Air Cmde : 12 Jan 1963Air Cmde : 01 Apr 1965
Training and Other Courses Attended
6 DSSC (Wg Cdr) - 30 Jun 1953
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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

25 May 1941 - 23 Oct 1941Plt OffrNo.2 Squadron, RIAFPeshawar Fm 1SFTS to 1SFTS As FI
07 Jun 1945 - 30 Sep 1946Flt LtNo.4 Squadron, RIAFYelahanka Adjt, later CO
03 Aug 1945 - 12 Aug 1945Flt LtNo.4 SquadronYelahanka Commanding Officer
01 Feb 1946 - 01 Nov 1946Sqn LdrNo.4 SquadronHMS Vengeance Commanding Officer
25 Sep 1947 - Wg CdrAir Head QuartersDelhi Wg Cdr (Training)
- 09 Jun 1959Gp CaptAir Force Flying CollegeJodhpur Commandant
- 11 Jan 1963Gp CaptAir Head QuartersDelhi Director Training
10 Jun 1959 - 16 Jan 1961Gp CaptMaintenance CommandKanpur Senior Air & Administration Staff Officer
06 Feb 1961 - 18 Jun 1961Gp CaptAFS New DelhiRace Course Station Commander
12 Jan 1963 - 01 Dec 1965Air CmdeTraining CommandBangalore Senior Air Staff Officer
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