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Air Commodore Corinder Kumar Singha

Service No 2361 Branch ARMT
Date of Birth: 29 Oct 1916
Date Commissioned 29 Mar 1943 Course 16 Course
Service End Retired on 26 Jul 1971
Remarks : Orig GD(P) inj Crash trfrd to TECH
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 29 Mar 1944Flt Lt : 15 Aug 1949Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1962Acting Gp Capt : 01 Sep 1965
Gp Capt : 01 Apr 1967Acting Air Cmde : 01 Apr 1968Air Cmde : 01 Apr 1970
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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 Jan 1944 - 30 Nov 1945Plt OffrNo.9 Squadron, RIAFBhopal To IAFDF
31 Oct 1945 - Fg OffrIndian Air Force Display FlightKohat Fm 9Sqn
15 Apr 1946 - 01 Jun 1947Fg OffrNo.9 Squadron, RIAF to AHQ (CK?)
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Air CmdeCorinder Kumar Singha2361 AEMAward Date 26 Jan 1972Announced 26 Jan 1972
Details :

Air Commodore Corindra Kumar Singha was commissioned in the Indian Air Force. He has served in several operational units and at Command and Air Headquarters. He was the Director of Armament and Safety Equipment at Air Headquarters for a long period before he retired from the Air Force in July 71. He was subsequently recalled to active duty.

As Director of Armament and Safety Equipment he undertook the task of developing and modifying the available weapons systems in aircraft of diverse origins in order to improve their striking power and made significant contribution in this sphere.

After being recalled, Air Commodore Corindra Kumar Singha was assigned certain special duties to which he applied himself with untiring zeal. He made a significant contribution to further increasing the offensive potential of the Air Force. With his high professional skill, zeal and devotion to duty, Air Commodore Corindra Kumar Singha has rendered distinguished service of an exceptional order.

Unit :
Reference : GoI19720126

Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
04 Jun 1946Spitfire VIIIcMV236Fg Offr C K Singha
9engine cut on TO, hit ditch overturned at Peshawa