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Wing Commander Mohindar Singh Khalsa

Service No 3138 Branch GD(P)
Date of Birth: 20 Aug 1923
Date Commissioned 21 May 1945 Course 32 Course
Service End Retired on 19 Aug 1971
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

03 Apr 1946 - Plt OffrNo.6 Squadron, RIAF Fm RAF Peshawar
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry)
Sqn LdrMohindar Singh Khalsa3138 GD(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1964
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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.

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Reference : Gazette of India 1st February 1964 - No.20 - Pres/64 dated 26th January 1964.