Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Flight Lieutenant Dewan Balwant Rai

Service No & Branch 1918 GD(P)

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Date of Birth: Commissioned: 29 Jun 1942 Course: 13 Course
Service End: Died in Service 26 Jul 1947
Remarks : k Tempest II cr k Tempest II cr
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Fg Offr : 29 Jun 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

18 Dec 1943 - Plt OffrNo.2 Squadron, RIAFKohat 
17 Jun 1947 - 29 Jun 1947Flt LtNo.2 Squadron, RIAFPoona k in Crash Fm UK
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Accidents and Incidents: 2

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
08 Aug 1946Spitfire VIIIcMD398Fg Offr D B Rai
2u/c collapse after
26 Jul 1947Tempest IIPR534Flt Lt Dewan Balwant Rai*
2flew into blind vall
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