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Air Chief Marshal Idris Hasan Latif

Service No 1804 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 09 Jun 1923
Date Commissioned 26 Jan 1942 Course 11 Course
Service End Retired on 31 Aug 1981
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Flt Lt : 15 Aug 1948Sqn Ldr : 15 Aug 1949Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1954Acting Gp Capt : 10 Jun 1959
Gp Capt : 01 Oct 1962Acting Air Cmde : 15 Jan 1964Air Cmde : 01 Apr 1967AVM : 01 Apr 1971
Air Marshal : 27 Jun 1974C-in-C : 27 Jun 1974Air Chief Marshal : 01 Sep 1978
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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
15 Aug 1942 - 30 Nov 1942Plt OffrNo.6 Flight (Coastal Defence)Drigh Road From 1ATU to Attd 301 MU
22 Jun 1943 - 21 Mar 1944Fg OffrEmbassy of India, United KingdomUnited Kingdom O T U Training
25 Jun 1944 - 30 Sep 1945Fg OffrNo.3 Squadron, RIAFKohat To 9Sqn
31 Aug 1945 - 31 May 1946Fg OffrNo.9 Squadron, RIAF dett To 10Sqn as Flt Cdr
07 Jan 1947 - 01 Feb 1948Flt Lt57 SSBDehradun 
15 Feb 1948 - 14 May 1949Flt LtInitial Training WingCoimbatore Faculty
01 Aug 1949 - 01 Jun 1951Sqn LdrNo.4 SquadronPune CO
04 Jul 1951 - 18 Jun 1952Sqn LdrJSWDehradun Sqn Cdr 'C' Sqn
19 Aug 1952 - 17 Mar 1953Wg CdrAir Head QuartersDelhi DD (Weapons)
17 Mar 1953 - 28 Nov 1955Wg CdrAir Head QuartersDelhi DD (Operations)
24 Dec 1955 - 22 Aug 1957Wg CdrIndonesia Air ForceJakarta Advisor
06 Oct 1957 - 22 Aug 1958Wg CdrDefence Services Staff CollegeWellington Student
01 Dec 1957 - 01 Jun 1959Wg CdrMaintenance CommandKanpur SAASO
11 Aug 1958 - Wg CdrEastern Air Command 
10 Jun 1959 - 26 Dec 1960Gp CaptAFS HyderabadSecunderabad Stn Cdr
01 Jan 1961 - 31 Dec 1961Gp CaptEmbassy of India, USAWashington Air Attache
01 Jan 1962 - 30 Jun 1965Air CmdeEmbassy of India, USAWashington Air Attache
01 Jun 1965 - 01 Jun 1966Air CmdeEastern Air CommandShillong ADC
01 Jun 1966 - 01 Dec 1966Air CmdeEastern Air CommandShillong SASO
01 Jan 1967 - 01 Dec 1967Air CmdeNational Defence CollegeDelhi Student
01 Jan 1968 - 01 Mar 1968Air CmdeJammu and KashmirUdhampur AOC
01 Mar 1968 - 30 Aug 1970Air Cmde2 WingLohegaon (Pune) AOC
01 Sep 1970 - 28 Feb 1974AVMAir Head QuartersDelhi ACAS( Plans) 1st
28 Feb 1974 - 26 Jun 1974Air MshlAir Head QuartersDelhi AOA
27 Jun 1974 - 29 Feb 1976Air MshlCentral Air CommandAllahabad AOC-in-C
01 Mar 1976 - 19 May 1977Air MshlMaintenance CommandNagpur AOC-in-C
19 May 1977 - 31 Aug 1978Air MshlAir Head QuartersDelhi VCAS
01 Sep 1978 - 31 Aug 1981Air Chf MshlAir Head QuartersDelhi CAS
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Param Vishist Seva Medal
AVMIdris Hasan Latif1804 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1971Announced 26 Jan 1971
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
Unit :
Reference : Gazette of India : No.26 - Pres/71 dated 26th January 1971