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Air Marshal Jagdish Raj Bhasin

Service No 3591 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 09 Oct 1926
Date Commissioned 01 Jul 1949 Course 47 Course
Service End Retired on 31 Oct 1984
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1966Gp Capt : 01 Oct 1970Air Cmde : 01 Oct 1974Acting AVM : 08 Jan 1977
AVM : 01 May 1978Acting Air Marshal : 16 Apr 1980Air Marshal : 16 Apr 1980C-in-C : 23 Jul 1980
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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

22 Sep 1958 - 23 May 1961Sqn LdrNo.17 SquadronPune CO
01 Apr 1966 - 01 May 1967Wg CdrNo.45 Squadron CO
18 May 1967 - 19 Aug 1969Gp Capt18 WingPathankot Stn Cdr
14 Jan 1975 - 13 Jan 1976Air Cmde12 WingChandigarh AOC
29 Aug 1978 - 22 Jul 1980Air MshlNo.1 Operations Group (EAC)Jodhpur AOC
23 Jul 1980 - 30 Jun 1983Air MshlSouth Western Air CommandJodhpur AOC-in-C
01 Jan 1984 - 31 Oct 1984Air MshlAir Head QuartersDelhi VCAS
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 3
Vayu Sena Medal
Gp CaptJagdish Raj Bhasin3591 GD(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1968
Details :

Group Captain (then Wing Commander) Jagdish Raj Bhasin was in command of a Squadron from April 1966 to May 1967. He was entrusted with, the stewardship of the Squadron at the time of its re­equipment with a new type of aircraft. The primary task of the Squadron was to train the pilots to use this new type of aircraft. For this purpose he, despite many difficulties, marshalled all the resources at his disposal with utmost speed and carried out the task successfully by working about twelve hours a day. During his stay in the Squadron, he introduced effective steps for flight safety.

Throughout, Group Captain Jagdish Raj Bhasin displayed professional skill and exceptional devotion to duty in the best traditions of the Indian Air Force.

Unit : 45 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India dated 8th June 1968 - No.35 - Pres/68 dated 26th January 1968
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Air CmdeJagdish Raj Bhasin3591 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1976Announced 26 Jan 1976
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Param Vishist Seva Medal
Air MarshalJagdish Raj Bhasin3591 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1982Announced 26 Jan 1982
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