Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Air Commodore Surinder Singh Achreja

Service No & Branch 1987 F(P) (Orig: GD(O))
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 27 Sep 1942 Course: 10 OBS Course
Service End: Retired on 29 Feb 1976 Superannuated Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Plt Offr : 27 Mar 1943Fg Offr : 27 Sep 1943Sqn Ldr : 01 Oct 1952Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1959
Acting Gp Capt : 05 Jan 1963Gp Capt : 01 Oct 1964Acting Air Cmde : 11 Jan 1967Air Cmde : 01 Apr 1968
Training and Other Courses Attended
18 (Fg Offr) - 27 Sep 19438 DSSC (Sqn Ldr) - 06 Aug 195510 NDC (Air Cmde) - 01 Dec 1970
Badges Qualified
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Fg Offr

Gp Capt
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

16 Jan 1945 - 01 Jan 1947Fg OffrNo.22 Anti-Aircraft Co-Operation UnitDrigh Road Fm 151OTU
26 May 1946 - Fg OffrNo.12 Squadron Squadron Pilot
- 04 Jul 1958Wg CdrTransport Training WingBegumpet 
05 Jul 1958 - Wg CdrAir Head QuartersDelhi 
11 Dec 1962 - 31 Jul 1964Gp Capt2 WingLohegaon (Pune) Station Commander
01 Aug 1964 - 14 Jul 1966Gp CaptDefence Services Staff CollegeWellington Chief Instructor (Air)
24 May 1972 - 29 Feb 1976Air CmdeJoint Air Warfare SchoolSecunderabad Commandant
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