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Air Vice Marshal Yeshwant Ramachandra Agtey

Service No & Branch 2715 F(P)
Date of Birth: -- --- -- Commissioned: 08 Nov 1943 Course: 19 Course
Service End: Retired on 19 Sep 1978
Remarks : Compulsorily Retired
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 08 Nov 1944Flt Lt : 08 Nov 1948Sqn Ldr : 01 Oct 1954Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1962
Acting Gp Capt : 15 Jan 1964Gp Capt : 01 Oct 1966Acting Air Cmde : 01 Apr 1968Air Cmde : 01 Oct 1970
AVM : 01 Apr 1976
Training and Other Courses Attended
8 DSSC (Sqn Ldr) - 06 Aug 1955
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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
21 Oct 1944 - 04 Nov 1945Plt OffrNo.4 Squadron, RIAFCox Bazar To 10Sqn
04 Nov 1945 - 12 Oct 1946Fg OffrNo.10 Squadron, RIAF to RIAF Depot
12 Oct 1946 - 10 Jul 1947Fg OffrCFS UKSouth Cernery Under Training
15 Jul 1947 - 15 May 1951Flt LtElementary Flying Training SchoolJodhpur Flight Commander
10 Apr 1951 - 28 May 1951Flt LtNo.8 SquadronPalam Adjutant
29 May 1952 - 31 May 1953Sqn LdrNo.8 SquadronPalam Commanding Officer
01 Jun 1953 - 15 Sep 1953Sqn LdrAir Head QuartersDelhi Asst Director, Flying Training
10 May 1955 - 10 Mar 1959Sqn LdrMHADelhi OSD
13 Dec 1958 - Sqn LdrAir Head QuartersDelhi 
18 Mar 1959 - 08 Oct 1961Wg CdrJet Training WingHakimpet Chief Instructor
18 Oct 1961 - 10 May 1963Wg CdrDefence Services Staff CollegeWellington Directing Staff
15 May 1963 - 28 Jan 1967Wg CdrAir Head QuartersDelhi ADPP
01 Feb 1967 - 01 Apr 1968Gp Capt10 WingJorhat Station Commander
21 Mar 1968 - 14 Jul 1970Air Cmde8 WingAdampur Air Officer Commanding
17 Jul 1970 - 01 Dec 1973Air CmdeCab SecDelhi Deputy Secretary (Militar
10 Dec 1973 - 12 Mar 1977Air CmdeEmbassy of India, RussiaMoscow Air Attache
01 Mar 1978 - 19 Sep 1978AVMNational Defence CollegeDelhi Senior Directing Staff (Air)
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Air CmdeYeshwant Ramachandra Agtey2715 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1974Announced 26 Jan 1974
Details :

Air Commodore YESHWANT RAMCHANDRA AGTEY (2715) Flying (Pilot) Citation Not Available

Unit :
Reference : GoI19740126

Accidents and Incidents: 2

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
18 Jun 1945Spitfire VIIIMD331P/O Yeshwant Ramachandra Agtey
Yelahanka - eng fail
30 Jul 1945Spitfire VIIIcJG620Fg Offr Yeshwant Ramachandra Agtey
4tail chasing, stuck
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