|Date of Birth:||-- --- --|
|Date Commissioned||07 Jan 1946||Course||37 Course|
|Service End||Retired on 08 Nov 1966|
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|03 Mar 1947 -||Plt Offr||No.7 Squadron, RIAF||fm 151OTU|
|- 01 Sep 1962||Sqn Ldr||Armament Training Wing||Jamnagar||Chief Instructor|
|03 Apr 1956 - 14 Feb 1957||Sqn Ldr||No.1 Squadron||Palam||Commanding Officer|
|15 Feb 1957 - 23 Jan 1958||Sqn Ldr||No.27 Squadron||Palam||Commanding Officer|
|15 Nov 1963 - 06 Nov 1965||Wg Cdr||No.27 Squadron||Commanding Officer|
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|Fg Offr||George Douglas Clarke||3295 GD(P)||Award Date 29 Mar 1948||Announced 20 Nov 1950|
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Fg. Off. (Now Sqn. Ldr.) George Douglas Clarke (3295) proved himself as one of the outstanding pilots in the Jammu and Kashmir Operations. He carried out numerous close support sorties with excellent results. His coolness, skill and courage were of the highest order during the Operations.
The officer carried out 75 Operational Sorties totaling about 200 hours mostly in close support of our ground troop. His accurate bombing, rocketry and gunnery inflicted severe damage on enemy positions and often foiled enemy advances.
For the valuable service rendered by him during the Jammu and Kashmir Operations, he has been awarded the Vir Chakra.
|Unit : 7 Sqn|
|Reference : Gazette of India , 20th November 1950 - No.13 - Pres dated 15th November 1950|
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|Wg Cdr||George Douglas Clarke||3295 GD(P)||Award Date||Announced 26 Jan 1966|
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|Unit : 27 Sqn|
|Reference : Gazette of India , 5th November 1966 - No.77 - Pres/66 dated 27th October 1966|