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Air Commodore Meghashyama Sadanand Dandekar

Service No 3201 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 28 Dec 1923
Date Commissioned 06 Aug 1945 Course 34 Course
Service End Retired on 26 Dec 1975 / Died on 05 May 2016
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Flt Lt : 06 Aug 1950Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1965Gp Capt : 01 Apr 1970Acting Air Cmde : 09 Sep 1972
Air Cmde : 01 Oct 1973
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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
01 Sep 1946 - 15 Jul 1947Plt OffrNo. 1 Squadron, RIAFYelahanka 
15 Jul 1947 - Fg OffrNo. 2 Squadron, RIAFPoona Fm 1Sqn
20 Aug 1969 - 03 Dec 1971Gp Capt18 WingPathankot Stn Cdr
18 Jan 1972 - 04 Sep 1972Gp Capt18 WingPathankot Stn Cdr
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 2
  
Vishist Seva Medal
Sqn LdrMeghashyama Sadanand Dandekar3201 GD(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1964Announced 26 Jan 1964
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
Unit :
Reference : Gazette of India , 1st February 1964 - No.15 - Pres/64 dated 26th January 1964
Mention in Despatches
Gp CaptMeghashyama Sadanand Dandekar3201 F(P)Award Date Announced 23 Jun 1972
Details : Stn Cdr
Unit : AFS Pathankot
Reference : Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972