Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Air Commodore Corinder Kumar Singha

Service No & Branch 2361 ARMT (Orig: GD(P))
Date of Birth: 29 Oct 1916 Commissioned: 29 Mar 1943 Course: 16 Course
Service End: Retired on 26 Jul 1971 Nick Name :
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Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 29 Mar 1944Flt Lt : 15 Aug 1949Sqn Ldr : 15 Aug 1956Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1962
Acting Gp Capt : 01 Sep 1965Gp Capt : 01 Apr 1967Acting Air Cmde : 01 Apr 1968Air Cmde : 01 Apr 1970
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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

10 Jan 1944 - 30 Nov 1945Plt OffrNo.9 SquadronBhopal Squadron Pilot
01 Dec 1945 - 15 Apr 1946Fg OffrIndian Air Force Demonstration FlightKohat Squadron Pilot
15 Apr 1946 - 01 Jun 1947Fg OffrNo.9 Squadron Squadron Pilot to AHQ
15 Aug 1947 - 09 Jan 1948Flt LtAir Head QuartersDelhi Flt Lt (Ground Training)
10 Jan 1948 - 30 Apr 1948Flt LtAir Head QuartersDelhi F/L (Ops)
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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.

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Reference : GoI19720126

Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
04 Jun 1946Spitfire VIIIcMV236Fg Offr C K Singha
9 Sqnengine cut on TO, hi
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