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Group Captain Rointon Merwan Engineer

Service No 2120 Branch GD(P)
Date of Birth: -- --- --
Date Commissioned 21 Dec 1942 Course 15 Course
Service End Retired on 20 Aug 1967
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 21 Dec 1943Flt Lt : 15 Aug 1948Sqn Ldr : 01 Oct 1952Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1960
Acting Gp Capt : 12 Jan 1963Gp Capt : 01 Oct 1965
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Gp Capt
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

29 Oct 1943 - Plt OffrNo.3 Squadron, RIAFRisalpur 
10 Jan 1944 - 31 May 1946Plt OffrNo.9 Squadron, RIAFBhopal To PHU for UK
01 Jun 1952 - 01 Aug 1955Sqn LdrNo.2 SquadronPalam Commanding Officer
- Gp Capt2 WingLohegaon (Pune) Station Commander
01 Jan 1963 - 01 Jan 1964Gp CaptDefence Services Staff CollegeWellington Chief Instructor (Air)
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Distinguished Flying Cross
Fg Offr  Rointon Merwan Engineer2120 GD(P)Award Date Announced 02 Oct 1945
Details : This offer has let a section and, on several occasions, his flight on many successful sorties. He has at all times displayed exceptional keenness for operational flying, while his skill, courage and unfailing devotion to duty have always been most praiseworthy.
Unit : 9 Squadron
Reference : London Gazette 37291 dated 2 Oct 1945, Page 4859 Citation in Air Ministry Bulletin 19829. (Citation Courtesy: Hugh Halliday)