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Wing Commander Keshab Lal Mittra

Service No & Branch 3452 ENG

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Date of Birth: 13 Apr 1909 Commissioned: 26 Nov 1947 Course:
Service End: Retired on 13 Apr 1961 Superannuated Died on 31 Dec 1993 (84 Years age) Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks : Orig Joined as Hawai Sepoy
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 26 Nov 1949Flt Lt : 26 Nov 1953Sqn Ldr : 26 Nov 1960
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

- 14 Oct 1959Sqn LdrAir Head QuartersDelhi 
15 Oct 1959 - Sqn Ldr2 Ground Training SchoolTambaram 
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Additional Notes

Remarks: 2011 Year End Update Note added: 2012-01-15
Keshab lal mitra enrolled as a hawai sepoy in 1933 after completion of his apprenticeship from jamalpur and served in quetta fort sandhamen and various other stations before retiring from air force - ahq , new delhi.Due to the personal involvement of all hiss uncles in the indian independence movement he refused commisssion opportunity thrice. Finally getting his commission in 1947 at the time of indian independencehe was instrumental in setting up of the cttb and no. 4 brd in kanpur in the fifties . Was injured in 1962 in nefa and later served in hal , kanpur as chief training supdt. He is survived by 2 sons and countless memories of his days in riaf/ iaf which he has passed on to them. He died in 1993.

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