Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?


Air Vice Marshal Eric Gordon Hall

Service No & Branch 2768 GD(P)
Date of Birth: 10 Dec 1922 Commissioned: 20 Dec 1943 Course: 20 Course
Service End: Retired on 30 Jun 1975 PAF / Died on 17 Jun 1998
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 20 Dec 1944
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
07 Sep 1944 - 08 Jun 1946Plt OffrNo.6 Squadron, RIAF To PHU
 
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Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
12 Apr 1947Tigermoth IIDG545Fg Offr E G Hall
2EFTS6m SE of Jodhpur eng

Additional Notes

Remarks: Blog Note added: 2018-07-23
Eric Gordon Hall, known as a ‘heavy hitter’, was born in 1922 into a Christian family in Burma which later shifted to Lahore. Hall started his career as a fighter pilot and enlisted in the Royal Air Force in 1943. After partition, he decided to serve the Pakistan Air Force and was posted at PAF base in Risalpur. During the 1947 war, Hall served in the No 6 Squadron. He eventually rose to the rank of Air Vice Marshal and Deputy Chief of Air Staff.During 1965, Hall served as the founding chairman of Pakistan’s Atomic Energy Commission and planned the dramatic adventure ‘Hercules Bomber’. He received the Hilal-e-Jurat, Hilal-e-Imtiaz and Sitara-e-Jurat for his services.

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