Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Wing Commander Prasanta Kumar Chaudhuri

Service No & Branch 3676 ADM (Orig: A&SD)

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Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 04 Nov 1949 Course: 3 GDOC Course
Service End: Retired on 31 Jan 1979 Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
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Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 04 Nov 1951Flt Lt : 04 Nov 1955Sqn Ldr : 04 Nov 1962Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1970
Training and Other Courses Attended
21 DSSC (Sqn Ldr) - 14 Jul 1966
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vishist Seva Medal
Wg CdrPrasanta Kumar Chaudhuri3676 ADMAward Date 22 Jun 1972Announced 22 Jun 1972
Details :

During the Indo-Pak operations in December, 1971, and the period preceding the same, the requirement in the field of photo interpretation had increased many folds. Under the circumstances Wing Commander Chaudhuri did not allow himself to be handicapped by the limited staff available to him and on the contrary organized his section to a closely knit, hard working and efficient team. Working continuously day and night on many occasions, he and his staff had always been able to complete all tasks assigned to him in time and achieve a high degree of accuracy in the Photo Interpretation work. The valuable information produced by him out of photo interpretation, was usefully utilized and contributed towards the successful planning and execution of many operations.

Wing Commander Prasanta Kumar Chaudhuri (3676) Administrative displayed leadership and devotion to duty and has rendered distinguished service of a high order. He is awarded the Vishisht Seva Medal.

Unit : AHQ
Reference : GoI19720622No85
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