Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Flight Lieutenant Francis Peter Amber

Service No & Branch 1659 GD(P)

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Date of Birth: 03 May 1921 Commissioned: 06 Jan 1941 Course: 6 Course
Service End: Retired on 15 Aug 1947 Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks : Died in civil aviation crash.
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 06 Jul 1942Flt Lt : 10 Apr 1947
Badges Qualified
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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

06 Jan 1941 - Acting Plt OffrInitial Training School (Officers)Lahore Trainee
08 Feb 1942 - Plt OffrNo.2 SquadronBhopal Squadron Pilot Fm 1SFTS (6PC)
21 Sep 1943 - 20 Jul 1945Fg OffrNo.1 SquadronKohat Squadron Pilot Fm Trichnopoly
06 Jan 1945 - Fg OffrNo.22 Anti-Aircraft Co-Operation UnitDrigh Road Fm BHQ Calc
21 Jul 1945 - 08 Dec 1945Fg OffrNo.3 SquadronSt Thomas Mt Squadron Pilot
09 Dec 1945 - 28 Dec 1945Fg OffrNo.9 Squadron Squadron Pilot
21 Jan 1946 - 31 Dec 1946Flt LtNo.6 Squadron Flight Commander B Flt. To AHQ
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Mentioned in Dispatches
Fg OffrFrancis Peter Amber1659 GD(P)Award Date 01 Jan 1946Announced 01 Jan 1946
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
Unit : 1 Sqn
Reference : London Gazette 37407 pub 28 Dec 1945

Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
08 Feb 1942Lysander IIL4740Plt Offr F P Amber
AC Ramzan Ali
2 SqnLanded and overturne
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