Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Air Commodore Jagbir Singh Bolarya

Service No & Branch 1663 GD(P) (Orig: GD(O))
Date of Birth: 31 Mar 1918 Commissioned: 06 Jan 1941 Course: 5 OBS Course
Service End: Retired on 02 Jan 1969 Released due to Ill-health Died on 17 Jun 1983 (65 Years age)
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 26 Sep 1942Sqn Ldr : 15 Aug 1948Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1955Gp Capt : 01 Apr 1964
Acting Air Cmde : 01 Apr 1968
Training and Other Courses Attended
18 () - 27 Sep 19432 DSSC (Sqn Ldr) - 01 Jan 1949
Badges Qualified
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Wg Cdr

Gp Capt
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

31 Aug 1944 - Fg OffrNo.8 SquadronSamungli Squadron Pilot Fm O T U
26 Dec 1944 - 18 Feb 1945Fg OffrRAF Station KohatKohat Fm 8Sqn for Hurri Conv to 151OTU
25 Aug 1945 - 30 Apr 1946Fg OffrNo.1 SquadronKohat Asst Sqn Nav Fm OTU
01 May 1946 - Fg OffrIndian Air Training Corps AmritsarAmritsar 
17 Sep 1943 - 27 Apr 1944Sqn LdrNo.2 Squadron Obs Fm 4Sqn
- 13 Jun 1952Wg CdrAir Head QuartersDelhi 
27 May 1949 - Wg CdrAir Head QuartersDelhi Deputy Director, Weapons
14 Jun 1952 - Wg CdrHQ Opl CommandDelhi Dy SOA
08 Feb 1953 - 21 Jan 1955Wg Cdr306 WingHalwara Station Commander
21 Jan 1955 - 19 Apr 1955Wg Cdr9 WingHalwara Station Commander
11 Nov 1959 - 18 Jun 1961Wg CdrControl & Reporting SchoolJodhpur Commanding Officer
19 Jun 1961 - 25 Aug 1963Gp Capt4 Tactical Air CenterUdhampur Commanding Officer
08 Oct 1964 - 31 Mar 1968Gp CaptAFS TambaramChennai Station Commander
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Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
26 Feb 1945Hurricane IVLF454Fg Offr Jagbir Singh
151OTUBL after fuel exhaus
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