Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Group Captain Gurdip Singh

Service No & Branch 3944 F(P)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 14 Oct 1950 Course: 53 Course
Service End: Retired on 19 Nov 1976 Voluntary Retirement
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Flt Lt : 14 Oct 1955Sqn Ldr : 14 Oct 1961Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1967Gp Capt : 01 Oct 1972
Training and Other Courses Attended
14 NDC (Gp Capt) - 01 Dec 1974
Google the Bharat Rakshak Website for : "G Singh"

Gp Capt
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

01 Dec 1965 - 28 Jun 1967Wg CdrNo.44 SquadronChandigarh Commanding Officer
30 Dec 1970 - 06 Jan 1974Gp CaptTransport Training WingBangalore Commandant
Incomplete Information? Additions? Corrections? Please download Template File and follow instructions.

Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal
Sqn LdrGurdip Singh3944 GD(P)Award Date 21 Oct 1962Announced 01 Jan 1965
Details : Sqn Ldr Gurdip Singh is the Filght Commander of a Transport Unit in Ladakh. After the declaration of emergency, in addition to his administrative responsibilties, he undertook a large number of hazardous sorties personally, before entrusting them to the pilots under his command. So far he has done over 4000 hours of lfying, of which 1200 hours were flown in forward areas. He has also carried out several supplly missions on advance landing grounds. Sqn Ldr Gurdip Singh was among the experienced pilots who airlifted tanks to Chushul and Leh in 1962-63. Recemtly , when an aircraft was held up at Leh due to engine trouble, he retrieved it from that area. He also acted as the Training Officer of his squadron and achieved remarkable success. Throughout, Sqn Ldr Gurdip Singh displayed a high standard of professional skill and devotion to duty in the best traditions of the Indian Air Force
Unit : 44 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India 13th March 1965 - No.20 - Pres/65 dated 1st January 1965.
The data in the header section of this page comes from the Gazette of India - Click here to see the source
Note: All the data available here is publicly available in the Gazette of India, published by the Indian Government, or from public domain sources, press releases about Awards and Right-To-Information (RTI) Requests. Additionally data shared by veterans is added to the page with permission. No data with respect to serving officers below the rank of AVM is displayed. Information in Gazette of India and Award citations and photographs as released by the Indian Air Force are the only details displayed.