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Air Marshal Jagdish Kumar Seth

Service No 4403 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 27 Sep 1933
Date Commissioned 17 Jan 1953 Course 59 Course
Service End Retired on 30 Sep 1991 / Died on 08 Jun 2016
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1970Gp Capt : 01 Oct 1976Acting Air Cmde : 13 Jan 1979Air Cmde : 25 Sep 1978
Acting AVM : 01 Aug 1983AVM : 01 Dec 1983Air Marshal : 10 Feb 1986C-in-C : 01 Dec 1987
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Notes: 1) Ranks shown are substantive ranks at retirement. 2)Branch is at retirement and may not match with branch at Commission 3)Notional seniority is reflected in dates of substantive rank.

Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
01 Aug 1970 - 01 Oct 1973Wg CdrAircrew Examination BoardHindon CO
23 Oct 1973 - 13 Jan 1976Wg Cdr19 WingBorjhar (Guwahati) Stn Cdr
- Gp Capt15 WingBareilly Stn Cdr
- 01 Dec 1980Air CmdeEmbassy of India, United KingdomLondon Air Advisor
01 Jan 1983 - 29 Jul 1983Air Cmde4 WingAgra AOC
25 Mar 1985 - 07 Feb 1986AVMAir Force AcademyDundigal Cmdt
- Air MshlCentral Air CommandAllahabad SASO
10 Feb 1986 - 30 Jul 1986Air MshlAir Head QuartersDelhi AOA
01 Dec 1987 - 30 Sep 1991Air MshlTraining CommandBangalore AOC-in-C
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 3
   
Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry)
Sqn LdrJagdish Kumar Seth4403 GD(P)Award Date Announced 01 Jan 1967
Details :

Sqn. Ldr. Jagdish Kumar Seth has been engaged in air transport and operational training in Jammu and Kashmir area since 1960. Apart from his own operational flying, he has trained new pilots and raised their operational standard. He has carried out large number of supply dropping and landing sorties in forward areas. During the operations against the Chinese in October, 1962, he, in disregard to his personal safety, landed vitally needed reinforcements in an area and also carried out several reconnaissance sorties.

Throughout, Sqn. Ldr. Seth displayed courage and devotion to duty.

Unit : 12 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India dated 7th January, 1967- No.102 - Pres/66 dated 31st December 1966
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Air CmdeJagdish Kumar Seth4403 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1983Announced 26 Jan 1983
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
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Param Vishist Seva Medal
Air MarshalJagdish Kumar Seth4403 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1988Announced 26 Jan 1988
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
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