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Air Commodore John Dunbar Aquino

Service No 1777 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 02 Jul 1920
Date Commissioned 15 Dec 1941 Course 10 Course
Service End Retired on 28 Jun 1972
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Flt Lt : 15 Aug 1948Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1955Gp Capt : 01 Apr 1964Acting Air Cmde : 21 Sep 1967
Air Cmde : 01 Oct 1968
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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
24 Jul 1942 - 30 Nov 1942Plt OffrNo.4 Flight (Coastal Defence)Vizag to 151 OTU
02 Mar 1943 - 21 Nov 1945Plt OffrNo.6 Squadron, RIAF Plt To IAFDF
21 Nov 1945 - 15 Apr 1946Plt OffrIndian Air Force Display FlightKohat Plt Fm 6Sqn to 6Sqn
15 Apr 1946 - 29 Jul 1946Fg OffrNo.6 Squadron, RIAF Fm IAFDF to AirHQ
01 Jun 1947 - 12 Aug 1947Flt LtNo.6 Squadron, RIAFMauripur 
28 Jul 1952 - 18 Jan 1955Sqn LdrNo.6 SquadronPune CO
- Wg Cdr14 WingChabua Stn Cdr
22 May 1948 - 01 Dec 1948Wg CdrNo.12 SquadronAgra CO
08 Mar 1965 - 27 Sep 1967Gp CaptAFS HyderabadSecunderabad Stn Cdr
01 Jul 1968 - 08 Mar 1970Air CmdeAir Force Flying CollegeJodhpur Cmdt
08 Mar 1970 - 28 Jun 1972Air CmdeAir Force AcademyDundigal Cmdt First Cmdt at Dundigal
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 2
  
Mention in Despatches
Sqn LdrJohn Dunbar Aquino1777 GD(P)Award Date Announced 13 Jan 1951
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
Unit : 12 Squadron
Reference : Gazette of India , 17th February 1951 - No.2 - Pres dated 13th February 1951
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Air CmdeJohn Dunbar Aquino1777 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1973Announced 26 Jan 1973
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
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