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Air Vice Marshal Chand Prakash Mehra

Service No 2469 Branch LGS
Date of Birth: 20 Sep 1920
Date Commissioned 13 Jun 1943 Course
Service End Retired on 18 Sep 1975 / Died on 27 Dec 2009
Remarks : Trf from A&SD, Retired Actg AVM
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1965Acting Gp Capt : 05 Oct 1969Gp Capt : 01 Oct 1971Acting Air Cmde : 17 Sep 1973
Air Cmde : 01 Apr 1975Acting AVM : 01 Mar 1975
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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
31 Oct 1945 - Fg OffrIndian Air Force Display FlightKohat Admin Fm 1Gp
22 Apr 1966 - 14 Jan 1968Wg Cdr26 Equipment DepotBengaluru CO
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Air CmdeChand Prakash Mehra2469 A&SDAward Date 26 Jan 1974Announced 26 Jan 1974
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Additional Notes

Remarks: Quarterly Database Update Note added: 0000-00-00
My father AVM (Retd.) Chand Parkash Mehra, AVSM (2469) passed away on December 27th 2009. His record in the database is erronoeous / incomplete in the following respects: Rank - AVM - not Air Commodore, Branch - he was commissioned into the Admin branch but transferred to Equipment in the late 60's / early seventies when he was posted to our embassy in Moscow to facilitate the flow of equipment. Date of Retirement 18th September 1975. Could you please correct the entry? Many thanks. Pradeep Mehra