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Flying Officer Minoo Nowsherwan Bulsara

Service No & Branch 2364 GD(P)
Date of Birth: -- --- -- Commissioned: 29 Mar 1943 Course: 16 Course
Service End: Retired on 18 Apr 1947
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 29 Mar 1944
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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

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
10 Jan 1944 - 09 Dec 1944Plt OffrNo.9 Squadron, RIAFBhopal k Crash
04 Feb 1944 - 15 Dec 1945Fg OffrNo.1 Squadron, RIAFImphal 
31 Oct 1945 - Fg OffrIndian Air Force Display FlightKohat Fm 1Sqn
15 Apr 1946 - 16 Sep 1946Fg OffrNo.7 Squadron, RIAF Fm IAFDF to 2DC
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Distinguished Flying Cross
Fg OffrMinoo Nowsherwan Bulsara2364 GD(P)Award Date Announced 03 Apr 1945
Details : This officer s a keen, courageous and skillful pilot who has taken part in a large number of tactical reconnaissance sorties. Many of these have been flown during monsoon weather over mountainous terrain. He has, throughout, displayed a high standard of airmanship, which coupled with his courage and devotion to duty have enabled him to achieve many successes and obtain valuable information for the Army.
Unit : 1 Squadron
Reference : London Gazette 37012 dated 3 April 45, Page 1784. Citation in Air Ministry Bulletin 18150. (Citation Courtesy: Hugh Halliday)
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