Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?


Flight Lieutenant Clifford Joseph Mendoza

Service No & Branch 1875 GD(P)
Date of Birth: 20 Oct 1921 Commissioned 05 Apr 1942 Course 12 Course
Service End Died in Service 30 Oct 1947
Remarks : k Dakota MIA on Sringar flt
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 05 Apr 1943
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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
03 Feb 1943 - Plt OffrNo.1 Armament Training UnitBairagarh 
03 Sep 1944 - 07 Dec 1944Fg OffrNo.9 Squadron, RIAF Fm UK 1AGS To 8Sqn
11 Dec 1944 - 31 Dec 1945Fg OffrNo.8 Squadron, RIAFAmarda Road Fm 9Sqn To 12Sqn
29 Nov 1945 - Fg OffrNo.12 Squadron, RIAFKohat Flying
 
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Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
31 Oct 1947Dakota C-47MA-965Flt Lt Clifford Joseph Mendoza +
Fg Offr Trevor Reginald Peters +
12 SqnCr in Pirpanjal kill
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