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Air Commodore Keki Nadirshah Gocal

Service No 1764 Branch GD(P)
Date of Birth: 25 Nov 1915
Date Commissioned 15 Dec 1941 Course 10 Course
Service End Retired on 25 Nov 1967
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 05 Apr 1943Flt Lt : 15 Aug 1948Sqn Ldr : 15 Aug 1949Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1953
Acting Gp Capt : 16 Jun 1958Gp Capt : 01 Apr 1962Acting Air Cmde : 30 Dec 1963Air Cmde : 01 Apr 1966
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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
02 Jun 1942 - Plt OffrNo. 2 Flight (Coastal Defence)Juhu 
05 Dec 1942 - 05 Feb 1946Plt OffrNo. 7 Squadron, RIAFPeshawar Plt to AirHQ
- 01 Dec 1956Gp CaptArmament Training WingJamnagar Stn Cdr
- Air CmdeWestern Air CommandDelhi SASO
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Air CmdeKeki Nadirshah Gocal1764 GD(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1966Announced 26 Jan 1966
Details : SASO, Western Air Command
Unit : WAC
Reference : Gazette of India , 19th February 1966 - No.19 - Pres/66 dated 26th January 1966.

Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
19 Feb 1944VengeanceFg Offr Keki Gocal
Flt Sgt Ghosh
7Cr enroute to Gwalior / Lahore Flt Sgt Ghosh OK