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Group Captain Shiv Prakash Sabharwal

Service No 4413 Branch F(P)

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Date of Birth: 01 Oct 1930
Date Commissioned 17 Jan 1953 Course 59 Course
Service End Retired on 28 Sep 1980
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 17 Jan 1954Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1970Gp Capt : 01 Apr 1978
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
17 May 1970 - 07 Dec 1973Wg CdrNo.12 SquadronAgra Commanding Officer
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Wg CdrShiv Prakash Sabharwal4413 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1972Announced 26 Jan 1972
Details :

Wing Commander Shiv Prakash Sabharwal was commissioned in the flying Branch of the Air Force in January, 1953. He has served in several transport squadrons of the Air Force, and is a qualified flying instructor. He has been the Commander of a Radar Unit and is at present commanding a transport squadron. He has consistently maintained a very high standard of operational efficiency in the personnel of his squadron, and has set a very high example by his own professional knowledge. During the recent conflict with Pakistan, he was the commander of a force of Packet aircraft. He quickly moulded this force into an effective entity. He personally led two missions over Bangladesh. In these two operations, he went without rest for 34 hours.

Throughout, Wing Commander Shiv Prakash Sabharwal has rendered distinguished service of an exceptional order.

Unit : 12 Sqn
Reference : GoI19720126