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Air Marshal Gian Dev Sharma

Service No 1742 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 04 Nov 1922
Date Commissioned 10 Nov 1941 Course 9 Course
Service End Retired on 03 Mar 1979
Remarks : DOE Approx
Promotions Gazetted
Flt Lt : 15 Aug 1948Sqn Ldr : 01 Apr 1950Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1958Gp Capt : 01 Apr 1964
Acting Air Cmde : 13 Aug 1966Air Cmde : 01 Apr 1968Acting AVM : 06 Mar 1972AVM : 12 Jan 1973
Air Marshal : 12 Jan 1975C-in-C : 09 Apr 1973
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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
13 Dec 1945 - 20 Jul 1946Fg OffrNo.10 Squadron, RIAF to IATC Benares
01 Jul 1946 - 30 Nov 1946Flt LtNo.1 Squadron, RIAFYelahanka Adjt, inj in Cr Fm 57SSB To AirHQ
01 Jul 1958 - 15 Apr 1960Wg CdrNo.12 SquadronAgra CO
15 Jun 1962 - 15 Dec 1963Gp CaptAir Force Administrative CollegeCoimbatore Cmdt
- 01 Dec 1972AVMMaritime Air OperationsBombay AOC
09 Apr 1973 - 30 Jun 1974AVMTraining CommandBangalore AOC-in-C
01 Jul 1974 - 31 Jan 1977Air MshlAir Head QuartersDelhi AOA
01 Feb 1977 - 31 Dec 1978Air MshlCentral Air CommandAllahabad AOC-in-C
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 2
  
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Air CmdeGian Dev Sharma1742 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1972Announced 26 Jan 1972
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Param Vishist Seva Medal
Air MarshalGian Dev Sharma1742 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1977Announced 26 Jan 1977
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