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Flying Officer Sukumar Krishna Mukerjee

Service No 2359 Branch GD(P)

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Date of Birth: 12 Jan 1921
Date Commissioned 29 Mar 1943 Course 16 Course
Service End Died in Service 09 Jan 1946
Remarks : k Spitfire ditched in Sea
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Fg Offr : 29 Mar 1944
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

10 Jan 1944 - 30 Nov 1945Plt OffrNo.9 Squadron, RIAFBhopal From 151OTU to IAFDF
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Distinguished Flying Cross
Fg Offr  Sukumar Krishna Mukerjee2359 GD(P)Award Date Announced 02 Oct 1945
Details : Flying Officer Mukerjee has proven himself a keen and efficient member of a squadron which has completed many successful missions. His determination to press home his attacks against any opposition, together with his keenness and devotion to duty has set an inspiring example to all.
Unit : 9 Squadron
Reference : London Gazette 37291 dated 2 Oct 1945, Page 4859 Citation in Air Ministry Bulletin 19829. (Citation Courtesy: Hugh Halliday)

Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
09 Jan 1946SpitfireFg Offr S K Mukerjee DFC*
Ditched in Sea off Juhu. Never found