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Air Commodore Ramdas Shivram Shipurkar

Service No & Branch 2177 GD(P)

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Date of Birth: 13 Sep 1917 Commissioned: 09 Sep 1942 Course:
Service End: Retired on 27 Apr 1966
Remarks : Retired Actg A/Cmde Retired Actg A/Cmde
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 09 Mar 1943Flt Lt : 15 Aug 1948Sqn Ldr : 15 Aug 1949Wg Cdr : 01 May 1953
Acting Gp Capt : 16 Jun 1958Gp Capt : 01 Apr 1962Acting Air Cmde : 10 Jun 1964
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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

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
10 Dec 1942 - 30 Sep 1944Plt OffrNo.22 Anti-Aircraft Co-Operation UnitDrigh Road Fm UK To 151OTU Hurri
06 Mar 1945 - 02 Jan 1946Fg OffrNo.8 Squadron, RIAFBaigachi To 4Sqn
07 Jan 1946 - Fg OffrNo.4 Squadron, RIAFYelahanka Fm 8Sqn
08 Aug 1951 - 26 Sep 1954Sqn LdrNo.5 SquadronPune Commanding Officer
- 01 Dec 1962Gp Capt5 Tactical Air CenterTezpur Commanding Officer
- 01 Dec 1959Gp CaptAir Head QuartersDelhi Director (PO)
13 Jul 1960 - 18 Jun 1961Gp Capt4 WingAgra Station Commander
16 Apr 1963 - 09 Jun 1964Gp CaptAFS New DelhiNew Delhi Station Commander
 
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Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
04 Aug 1945Spitfire VIIIcMT557Fg Offr R S Shipurkar
8overshot landing aft
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