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Wing Commander Jag Mohan Nath

Service No 3946 Branch GD(P)
Date of Birth: 08 Aug 1930
Date Commissioned 14 Oct 1950 Course 53 Course
Service End Retired on 01 Feb 1970
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

01 Dec 1965 - 01 Jun 1968Wg CdrNo.106 SquadronAgra CO
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 2
Maha Vir Chakra
Sqn LdrJag Mohan Nath3946 GD(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1963Announced 26 Jan 1963
Details : As Flight Commander of an Operational Squadron, Squadron Leader Jag Mohan Nath has fulfilled a number of hazardous operational tasks involving flying over difficult mountain terrain, both by day and by night, in adverse weather conditions and in complete disregard of his personal safety. He has displayed conspicuous gallantry, a very high sense of duty and a high degree of professional skill.
Unit : 106 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India, 16th February 1963 - No. 15-Pres/63., dated 26th January, 1963
Maha Vir Chakra
Sqn LdrJag Mohan Nath3946 GD(P)Award Date 01 Sep 1965Announced 01 Sep 1965
Details : Bar to MVC During the Indo-Pak War 1965, Sqn Ldr Nath was again the Flight Commander with the Strategic Photo Reconnaissance Squadron flying the Canberra aircraft. He led his unit several times over the hostile territory to obtain vital information about the enemy. The unescorted missions, which were in the nature of reconnaissance, entailed flying long distances over the enemy territory and well-defended airfields and installations during day light. Sqn Ldr Nath was fully aware of the risk he was running on each of these missions. Still, he chose to undertake the risky missions himself. It was after great persuasion that he allowed his colleagues to do some risky assignments. The information gathered by him during his missions proved vitally important to Indian air effort. The missions enabled our Air Force to attack vital enemy targets and this adversely affected enemy's war effort. Sqn Ldr Nath was awarded Bar to Mahavir Chakra for displaying courage, determination and devotion to duty
Unit : 106 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India , 12th February 1966 - No.9 - Pres/65 dated 1st January 1966