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Air Marshal Gurbachan Singh

Service No 1779 Branch LGS
Date of Birth: 28 Nov 1918
Date Commissioned 17 Dec 1941 Course
Service End Retired on 26 Nov 1974 / Died on 26 Jul 2008
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 17 Dec 1942Flt Lt : 15 Aug 1948Sqn Ldr : 15 Aug 1949Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1953
Acting Gp Capt : 15 Dec 1953Gp Capt : 01 Oct 1957Acting Air Cmde : 19 Dec 1962Air Cmde : 01 Apr 1964
Acting AVM : 25 May 1967AVM : 01 Apr 1968Air Marshal : 26 Jun 1972C-in-C : 24 Mar 1971
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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
18 Sep 1943 - Plt OffrNo.7 Squadron, RIAFCampbellpore 
01 Mar 1945 - 01 Aug 1945Flt LtNo.22 Anti-Aircraft Co-Operation UnitDrigh Road 
- Gp CaptAir Head QuartersDelhi Director (Equipments A)
19 Dec 1962 - Air CmdeAir Head QuartersDelhi Director (Equipments)
24 Mar 1971 - 31 Mar 1973Air MshlMaintenance CommandNagpur AOC-in-C
01 Apr 1973 - 26 Nov 1974Air MshlAir Head QuartersDelhi AOM
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Param Vishist Seva Medal
Air Cmde Gurbachan Singh1779 EQPTAward Date 26 Jan 1967Announced 26 Jan 1967
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
Unit :
Reference : Gazette of India : No.28 - Pres/67 dated 26th January 1967