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Air Vice Marshal Eruch Shiavax Lala

Service No 3842 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 25 Nov 1928
Date Commissioned 15 Apr 1950 Course 51 Course
Service End Retired on 30 Nov 1983
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Flt Lt : 29 Jun 1955Sqn Ldr : 15 Apr 1961Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1967Gp Capt : 01 Apr 1971
Acting Air Cmde : 01 Apr 1975Air Cmde : 01 Apr 1976Acting AVM : 16 Jun 1980AVM : 01 Oct 1980
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

01 Jan 1969 - 01 Jan 1972Gp CaptDefence Services Staff CollegeWellington Chief Instructor (Air)
- 30 Nov 1983AVMTraining CommandBangalore Senior Air Staff Officer
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vishist Seva Medal
Sqn LdrEruch Shiavax Lala3842 GD(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1964Announced 26 Jan 1964
Details :

Squadron Leader Eruch Shivax Lala has been employed at the Transport Training Wing of the Indian Air Force. He holds the highest Instructor category and the Instrument rating. He has an accident free record of over 4500 hours of flying.

Since the outbreak of emergency this officer had to undertake training of a much larger number of transport pupils. He accepted this difficult task and produced outstanding results.

By his devotion to duty and singlemindedness Sqn. Ldr. Lala set a fine example to his colleagues and motivated other instructors to achieve similar results. He has, therefore, rendered distinguished service of a high order which is in keeping with the best traditions of the Indian Air Force.

Unit : TTW
Reference : GoI19640126No15