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Air Vice Marshal Harjinder Singh

Service No 1963 Branch ENG
Date of Birth: 04 Feb 1909
Date Commissioned 03 Sep 1942 Course
Service End Retired on 04 Feb 1964 / Died on 06 Sep 1971
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 03 Sep 1942Flt Lt : 01 Apr 1949Sqn Ldr : 15 Aug 1949Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1951
Acting Gp Capt : 14 Aug 1948Gp Capt : 01 Oct 1955Acting Air Cmde : 24 Mar 1958Air Cmde : 10 Oct 1958
Acting AVM : 15 May 1959AVM : 10 Dec 1961C-in-C : 26 Jan 1955
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Notes: 1) Ranks shown are substantive ranks at retirement. 2)Branch is at retirement and may not match with branch at Commission 3)Notional seniority is reflected in dates of substantive rank.

Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
28 Jun 1944 - 14 Dec 1946Fg OffrRAF Station KohatKohat Stn Eng Offr Fm UK To Peshawar
09 Aug 1948 - 26 Jan 1955Gp Capt1 Base Repair DepotKanpur CO 1st CO
26 Jan 1955 - 23 Mar 1958Gp CaptMaintenance CommandKanpur AOC-in-C
24 Mar 1958 - 14 May 1959Air CmdeMaintenance CommandKanpur AOC-in-C
15 May 1959 - 02 Aug 1963AVMMaintenance CommandKanpur AOC-in-C
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 2
  
Member of the Order of the British Empire
Fg OffrHarjinder Singh1963 ENGAward Date Announced 01 Jun 1943
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
Unit : 1 Squadron
Reference :
Param Vishist Seva Medal
AVMHarjinder Singh1963 ENGAward Date 26 Jan 1962Announced 26 Jan 1962
Details : AOC-in-C MC
Unit : MC
Reference : Gazette of India , 3rd February 1962 - No.15 - Pres/62 dated 26th January 1962