Look up Name Initials? Picture?

Air Commodore Ramdas Shivram Shipurkar

Service No 2177 Branch GD(P)

No Image Available

Date of Birth: 13 Sep 1917
Date Commissioned 09 Sep 1942 Course
Service End Retired on 27 Apr 1966
Remarks : 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
Google the Bharat Rakshak Website for : "R S Shipurkar"
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
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 1959Gp CaptAir Head QuartersDelhi Director (PO)
13 Jul 1960 - 18 Jun 1961Gp Capt4 WingAgra Station Commander
 
Incomplete Information? Additions? Corrections? Please download Template File and follow instructions.

Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
04 Aug 1945Spitfire VIIIcMT557Fg Offr R S Shipurkar
8overshot landing after Ops, went into ditch after
The data in the header section of this page comes from the Gazette of India - Click here to see the source
Note: All the data available here is publicly available in the Gazette of India, published by the Indian Government, or from public domain sources, including press releases about Awards. Unit postings etc are available only for retired officers. No posting information of serving officers below the rank of Air Vice Marshal are being displayed, unless the information is atleast ten years out of date.