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Air Marshal Douglas George King-Lee

Service No 3040 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 09 Nov 1925
Date Commissioned 20 Nov 1944 Course 28 Course
Service End Retired on 30 Nov 1983
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1965Acting Gp Capt : 13 Aug 1966Gp Capt : 01 Apr 1969Acting Air Cmde : 15 Dec 1971
Air Cmde : 01 Apr 1973AVM : 01 Apr 1976Air Marshal : 10 Oct 1980C-in-C : 01 Mar 1983
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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
20 Nov 1944 - 30 Jun 1946Plt OffrNo.8 SquadronMingaladon/ Trichino Sqn Pilot
01 Sep 1945 - Plt OffrNo.8 Squadron, RIAFMingaladon 
01 Jul 1946 - 30 Jun 1947Plt OffrNo.9 SquadronPeshawar/Bhopal/Pesh Sqn Pilot
01 Sep 1946 - 01 Jun 1947Fg OffrNo.9 Squadron, RIAF Fm 8 Sqn to UK
01 Jul 1947 - 30 Nov 1947Fg OffrCentral Flying SchoolLittle Rissington All Purpose Flying Instru
01 Dec 1947 - 01 Dec 1950Fg OffrNo 2 AFAJodhpur Flying Instructor
01 Dec 1950 - 01 Jan 1953Flt LtNo 2 AFAJodhpur Assistant CGI
01 Jan 1953 - 31 Dec 1953Flt LtAir Head QuartersDelhi Trg
01 Jan 1954 - 30 Sep 1956Flt LtAir Head QuartersDelhi AD (Org Works)
01 Oct 1956 - 01 Dec 1959Sqn LdrAir Force Training Team, NDANDA OIC 1st OIC
01 Dec 1959 - 01 Dec 1962Sqn LdrTraining CommandBangalore CFTO
07 Apr 1963 - 06 Apr 1965Wg Cdr16 WingHashimara Stn Cdr 1st Stn Cdr
06 Apr 1965 - 30 Dec 1965Wg CdrDefence Services Staff CollegeWellington Student
01 Jan 1966 - 01 Dec 1968Wg CdrTAC ( which TAC?) Cdr
01 Jan 1968 - 01 Dec 1970Wg CdrGwalior Stn Cdr
01 Jan 1970 - 01 Nov 1970Gp CaptNational Defence CollegeDelhi Student
01 Nov 1970 - 31 Dec 1971Gp CaptEastern Air CommandShillong Air Defence
01 Jan 1972 - 31 Dec 1972Gp CaptBangladeshDhaka Air Attache
01 Jan 1973 - 31 Dec 1975Gp CaptBangladeshDhaka Air Advisor
01 Dec 1975 - 01 Dec 1976Air CmdeJammu and KashmirUdhampur AOC
01 Dec 1977 - 01 Dec 1978AVMMaritime Air OperationsBombay AOC
01 Jan 1978 - 30 Aug 1980AVMTraining CommandBangalore SASO
01 Aug 1982 - 28 Feb 1983AVMEastern Air CommandShillong SASO
01 Sep 1980 - 01 Aug 1982Air MshlNational Defence CollegeDelhi Cmdt
01 Mar 1983 - 30 Nov 1983Air MshlEastern Air CommandShillong AOC-in-C
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 2
  
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Gp CaptDouglas George King-Lee3040 GD(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1971Announced 26 Jan 1971
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
Unit :
Reference : Gazette of India : No.27 - Pres/71 dated 26th January 1971
Param Vishist Seva Medal
Air MarshalDouglas George King-Lee3040 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1982Announced 26 Jan 1982
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
Unit :
Reference :

Accidents and Incidents: 2

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
21 Jan 1946Spitfire XIVeSM897Plt Offr D G King-Lee
8swung on TO from Mingaladon, hit ditch and steamro
02 Dec 1946Hurricane IILE704Fg Offr D G King-Lee
9Peshawar u/c dam in initial ldg Pilot went around