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Wing Commander Rajinder Pal Singh

Service No & Branch 4256 F(P)
Date of Birth: -- --- -- Commissioned: 15 Mar 1952 Course: 57 Course
Service End: Retired on 31 Aug 1976
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 15 Mar 1953Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1969
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry)
Sqn LdrRajinder Pal Singh4256 GD(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1968
Details :

Squadron Leader Rajinder Pal Singh has been actively associated with operational flying since 1952. He has to his credit a total of 6700 flying hours which included 2300 hours in operational areas and over difficult terrain under adverse weather conditions. During the conflict with Pakistan in 1965, his squadron was faced with enormously increased operational tasks. As a flight commander of his squadron, he undertook the tasks courageously and completed them exceptionally well. In addition to his own duties, he took an active part in carrying out the conversion- training of newly posted pilots and screening them for operational flights.

Throughout, Squadron Leader Rajinder Pal Singh displayed professional skill, courage and devotion to duty.

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Reference : Gazette of India dated 8th June 1968 - No.35 - Pres/68 dated 26th January 1968
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