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Air Vice Marshal Chaman Lal Mehta

Service No 1630 Branch ADM
Date of Birth: 18 Nov 1917
Date Commissioned 01 Aug 1940 Course 4 Course
Service End Retired on 17 Nov 1972
Remarks : Orig GDP
Promotions Gazetted
Flt Lt : 15 Aug 1948Sqn Ldr : 15 Aug 1949Acting Gp Capt : 18 Nov 1949Gp Capt : 01 Oct 1957
Acting Air Cmde : 14 Aug 1962Air Cmde : 01 Oct 1965Acting AVM : 01 Apr 1968
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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
31 May 1941 - Plt OffrNo.4 Flight (Coastal Defence)Drigh Road Renamed 6CDF
01 Dec 1942 - 31 May 1943Flt LtNo.7 Squadron, RIAFVizagapatnam Adj To Delhi
06 Jun 1946 - 17 Mar 1947Sqn LdrRAF Station KohatKohat Admin Fm RAFPHU To AirHQ
- Gp CaptAFS New DelhiNew Delhi Stn Cdr
- AVMWestern Air CommandDelhi SOA
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
AVMChaman Lal Mehta1630 ADMAward Date 26 Jan 1968Announced 26 Jan 1968
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
Unit :
Reference : Gazette of India : No.21 - Pres/68 dated 26th January 1968

Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
18 Jun 1941Wapiti IIK2303Plt Offr C L Mehta
Flew into ground Jhimpur, Sind