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Flight Lieutenant Homi Dhanjishaw Bharucha

Service No 1962 Branch GD(P)
Date of Birth: 12 Mar 1909
Date Commissioned 02 Sep 1942 Course
Service End No Details
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Air Force Cross
Flt LtHomi Dhanjishaw Bharucha1962 GD(P)Award Date Announced 01 Sep 1945
Details : This officer has been employed as a pilot with his present squadron for three years. He is possessed of courage and endurance which were particularly evidenced when flying throughout one complete monsoon whilst employed on Bengal internal mail duties. He never failed to complete a task and his ability and determination have reached the highest standard.

Notes:Public Record Office Air 2/9117, Citation drafted when he had flown 1,510 hours, 650 in previous six months, 184 in previous six months.

Unit : 353 Squadron
Reference : London Gazette 37256 dated 7 Sept 1945, Page 4486 (Courtesy Hugh Halliday and Steve Brew)