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Squadron Leader Madhuker Dasharath Mendheker

Service No 3494 Branch GD(N)

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Date of Birth: 03 Jul 1921
Date Commissioned 03 Jul 1948 Course
Service End Retired on 08 Mar 1966
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 2
  
Mention in Despatches
Plt OffrMadhuker Dasharath Mendheker3494 GD(N)Award Date Announced 13 Jan 1951
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Reference : Gazette of India , 17th February 1951 - No.2 - Pres dated 13th February 1951
Vayu Sena Medal (Devotion to Duty)
Sqn LdrMadhuker Dasharath Mendheker3494 GD(N)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1962
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During his operational tour in NEFA area as Navigator and later as Navigational Leader, Sqn Ldr M D Mendhekar has flown a thousand operational hours, which is very creditable indeed. He has also been serving in the J and K area where he has completed an additional 650 hours of operational flying. As a Navigator, he has set a very high examples to his juniors by his devotion to duty and superior skill in navigation. He has built up the morale of the Squadron in general and of the junior navigators in particular.

Unit : 43 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India 3rd February 1962 - No.24 - Pres/62 dated 26th January 1962