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Flying Officer Prem Sagar Gupta

Service No 2335 Branch GD(P)
Date of Birth:
Date Commissioned 29 Mar 1943 Course 16 Course
Service End Died in Service 03 Apr 1945
Remarks : k Hurri cr - Cloud Disoriented
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

04 May 1945 - 03 Apr 1945Plt OffrNo.1 Squadron, RIAFImphal k in Cr
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Distinguished Flying Cross
Fg OffrPrem Sagar Gupta2335 GD(P)Award Date Announced 03 Apr 1945
Details : Throughout a large number of operational sorties this officer has displayed great courage and firm determination. He is an outstanding tactical reconnaissance pilot and his devotion to duty and tireless efforts to acquire information during very adverse weather has been remarkable. He has consistently obtained photographs of great tactical value to the Army. By his enthusiasm and efficiency, Flying Officer Gufta has set a fine example to the other members of his squadron.
Unit : 1 Squadron
Reference : London Gazette 37012 dated 3 April 45, Page 1784. Citation in Air Ministry Bulletin 18150. (Citation Courtesy: Hugh Halliday)

Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
03 Apr 1945Hurricane IIcFg Offr Prem Sagar Gupta DFC*
1Cr near Kumbhirgham