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Air Commodore Reginald John Manual Upot

Service No 3599 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 29 May 1927
Date Commissioned 01 Jul 1949 Course 47 Course
Service End Retired on 31 May 1979 / Died on 15 Sep 2001
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Flt Lt : 01 Jul 1954Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1966Acting Gp Capt : 25 Nov 1967Gp Capt : 01 Oct 1970
Acting Air Cmde : 16 May 1973Air Cmde : 01 Oct 1974
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

22 Jan 1960 - 09 Jul 1962Sqn LdrFlying Instructors SchoolTambaram Commanding Officer
16 Mar 1964 - 14 Feb 1966Wg CdrNo.9 SquadronAmbala Commanding Officer
22 Nov 1967 - 14 Jan 1968Gp CaptNo 1. Jet Training WingHakimpet Commanding Officer
15 Jan 1968 - 29 Dec 1970Gp CaptFighter Training WingHakimpet Commanding Officer
16 May 1973 - 26 Dec 1975Air CmdeInstitute of Defence ManagementSecunderabad Director
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Gp CaptReginald John Manual Upot3599 GD(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1971Announced 26 Jan 1971
Details :

Group Captain Reginald John Manual Upot was commissioned in the Indian Air Force in July 1949. He attended the Flying Instructors Course in 1950-51, Method of Instruction Course in 1951, Defence Service Staff College Course in 1962-63 and Senior Officers Study Course in 1970. After serving with a number of Squadrons, he became a flying instructor and worked in that capacity for a number of years. He holds the highest Flying Instructor's Category and also the highest instrument rating. He has been responsible for the completion of summer trials of a new type of aircraft.

Unit :
Reference : GoI19710126
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