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Air Vice Marshal Raj Kumar Singh Marya

Service No 2916 Branch AE(M)
Date of Birth: 09 Apr 1919
Date Commissioned 12 Apr 1944 Course
Service End Retired on 09 Apr 1974
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 09 Sep 1944Flt Lt : 12 Oct 1949Sqn Ldr : 21 Oct 1956Acting Gp Capt : 16 Jun 1958
Gp Capt : 01 Apr 1965Acting Air Cmde : 01 Apr 1968Air Cmde : 01 Apr 1968Acting AVM : 06 Mar 1971
AVM : 01 Apr 1972
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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
29 Dec 1944 - 22 Apr 1945Fg OffrNo.4 Squadron, RIAFCox Bazar TECH
10 May 1945 - 27 Sep 1946Fg OffrNo.3 Squadron, RIAFSt Thomas Mt To 2S(TT)
30 Jun 1947 - Fg OffrNo.10 Squadron, RIAF Fm 2EFTS
- Gp CaptAir Head QuartersDelhi Director (MT)
15 Jan 1965 - 31 Mar 1968Gp Capt1 Base Repair DepotKanpur Commanding Officer
01 Apr 1968 - 01 Dec 1969Air CmdeAFS ChakeriKanpur Air Officer Commanding
06 Mar 1971 - 09 Apr 1974AVMAir Head QuartersDelhi Assistant Chief of Air Staff, Engineering
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Gp CaptRaj Kumar Singh Marya2916 ENGAward Date 26 Jan 1967Announced 26 Jan 1967
Details :

Group Captain Raj Kumar Singh Marya was commissioned in the Air Force in 1944. He has held important appointments in Air Headquarters as well as in the Command of various Air Force Units. He has attended a course of Ground Training on Hunter Aircraft in the U.K. in 1957-58. He also attended the National Defence College in 1964. He has been in command of a Base Repair Depot since January, 1965. He reorganized the Depot despite many handicaps and succeeded in raising production at a steady pace. During the conflict with Pakistan in 1965, when it was necessary to promptly replace losses in operations, this Depot, under the able guidance of Group Captain Marya, achieved a record production of aircraft and aeroengines.

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Reference : GoI19670126