|Service No & Branch||3138 GD(P)|
|Date of Birth: 20 Aug 1923||Commissioned: 21 May 1945||Course: 32 Course|
|Service End:||Retired on 19 Aug 1971 Voluntary Retirement / Died on 07 Dec 2017 (94 Years age)|
|Qualifications Held :|
|Remarks :||Actg G/C withdrawn from 4/9/67|
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|03 Apr 1946 -||Plt Offr||No.6 Squadron, RIAF||Fm RAF Peshawar|
|01 Oct 1965 -||Wg Cdr||No.19 Squadron||Agra||Commanding Officer|
|12 Jan 1967 - 03 Aug 1967||Gp Capt||1 Wing||Srinagar||Station Commander|
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|Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry)|
|Sqn Ldr||Mohindar Singh Khalsa||3138 GD(P)||Award Date||Announced 26 Jan 1964|
|Details :|| |
Squadron Leader Mohinder Singh Khalsa has been a Flight Commander of one of our Transport Squadrons in J and K area since April , 1962. This is his third operational assignment in this area. During the recent Chinese hostilities, he undertook a number of reconnaissance missions in forward areas in the face of enemy fir. When our troops were retreating from Daulat Beg oldi, he was one of the pilots who successfully dropped essential winter clothing and foodstuffs to them. He has flown about 900 operational hours to which more than 500 hours were during the period April - December 1962.
Throughout, Squadron Leader Khalsa has displayed professional skill, courage and devotion to duty.
|Reference : Gazette of India 1st February 1964 - No.20 - Pres/64 dated 26th January 1964.|