Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Air Vice Marshal Katikannikathanam Thatachariar Vasudevan

Service No & Branch 2397 LGS (Orig: A&SD)
Date of Birth: 12 Dec 1922 Commissioned: 14 May 1943 Course:
Service End: Retired on 31 Dec 1977 Superannuated Died on 04 Jan 2018 (96 Years age) Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 14 May 1944Flt Lt : 14 May 1949Sqn Ldr : 14 May 1956Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1961
Acting Gp Capt : 14 Jan 1965Gp Capt : 01 Apr 1970Acting Air Cmde : 07 Jan 1974Air Cmde : 01 Apr 1974
Acting AVM : 11 Aug 1975AVM : 01 Apr 1977
Training and Other Courses Attended
13 NDC (Gp Capt) - 01 Dec 1973
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Gp Capt
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

01 Jan 1947 - Fg OffrNo.4 SquadronMiho Cypher
- 30 Sep 1956Sqn Ldr7 WingAmbala 
01 Oct 1956 - 09 Jul 1958Sqn LdrAir Head QuartersDelhi 
10 Jul 1958 - Sqn Ldr2 Equipment DepotMumbai 
29 Jan 1959 - 27 Jul 1961Wg Cdr25 Equipment DepotDevlali Station Commander
14 Jan 1965 - 13 Dec 1966Gp Capt4 Equipment DepotManauri Commanding Officer
- Air CmdeEastern Air CommandShillong Senior Maintenance Staff Officer
19 Sep 1975 - 31 Dec 1977AVMAir Head QuartersDelhi Assistant Chief of Air Staff, Logistics
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