Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Wing Commander Madhakar Krishnarao Shirpurkar

Service No & Branch 3764 LGS (Orig: EQPT)

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Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 26 Jan 1950 Course: 4 GDOC Course
Service End: Retired on 31 Jul 1978 Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 26 Jan 1952Flt Lt : 26 Jan 1956Sqn Ldr : 26 Jan 1963Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1970
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Notes:1)Branch is at retirement and may not match with branch at Commission 2)Notional seniority is reflected in dates of substantive rank.

Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

05 Jun 1967 - 05 May 1968Wg Cdr51 Air Stores ParkDigaru Commanding Officer
23 Dec 1973 - 25 Oct 1976Wg Cdr28 Equipment DepotAmla Commanding Officer
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vishist Seva Medal
Wg CdrMadhakar Krishnarao Shirpurkar3764 LGSAward Date 26 Jan 1972Announced 26 Jan 1972
Details :

Wing Commander Shirpurkar took over as Deputy Commandant Embarkation Headquarters in May, 1968. He made valuable suggestions for the re-organisation of the administration of that unit, which led to smoother working and increased efficiency. He also organized the Air Force Clearing Cell, thereby ensuring movement of all consignments of Aircraft spares to various destinations without delay. Throughout his career he has worked hard and effectively without any regard for his personal comfort. For the distinguished services rendered he is awarded the Vishisht Seva Medal.

Unit : Embarkation HQ
Reference : GoI19720126No66
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