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Air Commodore Kesargod Sadanand Bhat

Service No & Branch 1747 GD(P)
Date of Birth: 04 Oct 1918 Commissioned: 10 Nov 1941 Course: 9 Course
Service End: Retired on 04 Oct 1970
Remarks : 7Sqn(45) psc
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 05 Apr 1943Sqn Ldr : 15 Aug 1949Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1953Acting Gp Capt : 16 Jun 1958
Gp Capt : 01 Apr 1962Acting Air Cmde : 23 Dec 1963Air Cmde : 01 Apr 1966
Training and Other Courses Attended
4 DSSC (Sqn Ldr) - 01 Apr 19512 NDC (Gp Capt) - 31 May 1962
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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

28 Jun 1942 - Plt OffrNo.1 Flight (Coastal Defence)Madras 
21 Aug 1943 - Fg OffrNo.7 Squadron, RIAF 
01 Mar 1947 - Flt LtNo.10 Squadron, RIAF 
10 Dec 1947 - 11 Feb 1949Sqn LdrNo.3 SquadronPune Commanding Officer
- Wg CdrDefence Services Staff CollegeWellington Directing Staff
02 Jan 1953 - 13 Aug 1954Wg CdrNo.12 SquadronAgra Commanding Officer
- Gp CaptTraining CommandBangalore Senior Air Staff Officer
16 Jun 1958 - 12 Jul 1960Gp Capt4 WingAgra Station Commander
23 Jul 1960 - 26 Jun 1961Gp CaptIndian Air Force Selection BoardDehradun President
- 04 Oct 1970Air CmdeTraining CommandBangalore Senior Air Staff Officer
23 Dec 1963 - 20 Jun 1966Air CmdeNational Defence AcademyKhadakvasla Deputy Commandant
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