|Service No & Branch||1921 GD(P)|
|Date of Birth: 26 Jun 1920||Commissioned: 29 Jun 1942||Course: 13 Course|
|Service End:||Died in Service 07 Feb 1951 (31 Years age) Aircraft Loss Vampire FB52 at Palam. Th|
|Qualifications Held :|
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|01 Mar 1943 -||Plt Offr||No.8 Squadron, RIAF||Peshawar||Plt Attd 152OTU Peshawar|
|01 Sep 1945 - 15 Aug 1947||Fg Offr||No.1 Squadron, RIAF||Kohat|
|16 Dec 1949 - 07 Feb 1951||Sqn Ldr||No.7 Squadron||Palam||Commanding Officer|
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|Flt Lt||Baldev Singh Dogra||1921 GD(P)||Award Date 15 Sep 1948||Announced 20 Nov 1950|
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The late Sqn. Ldr. Baldev Singh Dogra (1921) completed a very large number of sorties during the Jammu and Kashmir Operations. Being a pilot of great skill he was responsible in effectively intercepting and destroying many enemy vehicles on the Kohala Bagh Road.
All his sorties were marked for his skill in flying, determination to get at the enemy at all costs and for unfailing devotion to duty. Often he took on difficult targets without hesitation and concluded his missions with success even when bad weather intervened. He had on many occasions carried out low level offensive reconnaissance on the Kohala Bagh Road and brought back valuable information which proved of immense value.
For his excellent leadership throughout the Kashmir Operations, he has been awarded the Vir Chakra.
|Unit : 7 Sqn|
|Reference : Gazette of India , 20th November 1950 - No.13 - Pres dated 15th November 1950|
|Date||Aircraft Type||Tail No||Pilot/Crew||Unit||Remarks|
|20 Apr 1946||Spitfire VIIIc||MD400||Fg Offr B S Dogra||1 Sqn||hit slipstream of le|
|16 Nov 1949||Tempest II||Flt Lt Baldev Singh Dogra||10 Sqn||collided with above|
|07 Feb 1951||Vampire FB52||Sqn Ldr Baldev Singh Dogra +||7 Sqn||The pilot was author|