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Air Vice Marshal Ajit Nath

Service No 1666 Branch MED
Date of Birth: 25 Apr 1916
Date Commissioned 13 Jan 1941 Course
Service End Retired on 22 Apr 1976
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Flt Lt : 17 Sep 1940Sqn Ldr : 16 Aug 1948Wg Cdr : 01 Aug 1958Acting Gp Capt : 06 Sep 1960
Gp Capt : 09 Nov 1961Acting Air Cmde : 06 Jan 1966Air Cmde : 06 Jan 1966Acting AVM : 17 Mar 1969
AVM : 04 Jul 1969
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
04 Aug 1942 - 04 Aug 1942Flt LtNo.2 Squadron, RIAF Med To Delhi
24 Sep 1942 - Flt LtNo.2 Squadron, RIAF 
06 Sep 1960 - 11 Jan 1963Gp CaptInstitution of Aviation MedicineBangalore Cmdt
07 Mar 1969 - 31 Dec 1974AVMAir Head QuartersDelhi DGMSAIR
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Param Vishist Seva Medal
AVMAjit Nath1666 MEDAward Date 26 Jan 1970Announced 26 Jan 1970
Details : Air Vice Marshal Ajit Nath joined the Medical Branch of the Indian Air Force in 1941. He saw active service during World War II. He was the first Medical Officer of No. I Squadron of the I.A.F. as also the first Indian Principal Medical Officer of the then Group Headquarters at Bangalore in 1947. He attended Advanced Courses in Aviation Medicine in U.K., France, Italy and Germany. He has contributed largely to the formation of Aero Medical Society and School of Aviation Medicine. He handled creditably problems relating to air evacuation of casualties during the India-Pakistan conflict 1965. He has flown more than 1,250 hours with pilots of varying experience in different types of training and operational Aircraft over various parts of the country to collect valuable medical data.
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Reference : GoI19700126