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Air Vice Marshal Yeshwant Ramachandra Agtey

Service No 2715 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 22 Oct 1924
Date 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
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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
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
01 Aug 1951 - 01 Jun 1953Sqn LdrNo.8 SquadronPalam Commanding Officer
18 Mar 1959 - 08 Oct 1961Wg CdrJet Training WingHakimpet Chief Instructor
- Gp Capt10 WingJorhat Commanding Officer
- Air CmdeRussiaMoscow Air Attache
21 Mar 1968 - 14 Jul 1970Air Cmde8 WingAdampur Air Officer Commanding
01 Dec 1972 - 01 Dec 1973Air CmdeAir Head QuartersDelhi Deputy Secetary (Military
01 Mar 1978 - 19 Sep 1978AVMNDCDelhi Senior Directiong Staff (Air), NDC
 
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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 failure on takeoff pilot crashlanded soon after
30 Jul 1945Spitfire VIIIcJG620Fg Offr Yeshwant Ramachandra Agtey
4tail chasing, stuck tail of JF883 (F/O TN Ghadiok