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Wing Commander Parshotamlal Pandhi

Service No 1997 Branch GD(P)

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Date of Birth: 01 Jul 1919
Date Commissioned 28 Sep 1942 Course 14 Course
Service End Retired on 30 Jun 1967
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 28 Sep 1943Sqn Ldr : 01 Oct 1954Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1962
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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

15 Apr 1945 - 01 Aug 1945No.22 Anti-Aircraft Co-Operation UnitDrigh Road 
02 May 1943 - 11 Oct 1943Plt OffrNo.1 Air Gunnery SchoolBairagarh 
28 May 1962 - 30 Sep 1964Wg CdrNo.12 SquadronAgra Commanding Officer
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal (Devotion to Duty)
Wg CdrParshotamlal Pandhi1997 GD(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1963
Details :

Wing Commander Parshottam Lal Pandhi was in command of a transport squadron engaged on Air Transport support operations in difficult terrain and adverse weather conditions in the North East Frontier Agency and Nagaland areas in 1960-61.

He carried out more than 1200 hours of flying on supply dropping missions in adverse conditions and showed commendable devotion to duty.

Unit :
Reference : Gazette of India 26th January 1963 - No. 10-Pres/63 dated 26th January, 1963