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Air Vice Marshal Waman Raghunath Dani

Service No 1807 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: -- --- --
Date Commissioned 26 Jan 1942 Course 11 Course
Service End Retired on 31 Oct 1976
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 05 Apr 1943Flt Lt : 15 Aug 1948Sqn Ldr : 15 Aug 1949Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1954
Acting Gp Capt : 01 Feb 1960Gp Capt : 01 Apr 1964Acting Air Cmde : 03 Apr 1967Air Cmde : 01 Oct 1968
Acting AVM : 16 Apr 1973AVM : 18 Jul 1973
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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

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
24 Aug 1942 - 03 Apr 1946Plt OffrNo.4 Squadron, RIAFKohat Accident injured Fm Ambala
01 May 1957 - 29 Jan 1960Wg CdrNo.5 SquadronAgra Commanding Officer
01 Feb 1960 - 01 Oct 1962Gp Capt10 WingJorhat Station Commander
16 Apr 1973 - 31 Oct 1976AVMMaritime Air OperationsBombay Air Officer Commanding
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Param Vishist Seva Medal
Air MarshalWaman Raghunath Dani1807 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1977Announced 26 Jan 1977
Details : Citation not available.
Unit :
Reference : GoI19770126

Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
03 Apr 1946Spitfire XIVeNH795Fg Offr W R N Dani
4undershot, hit tele
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