|Service No & Branch||4418 GD(P)|
|Date of Birth: -- --- --||Commissioned: 17 Jan 1953||Course: 59 Course|
|Service End:||Retired on 23 Jul 1967|
|Remarks :||31Sqn(65) d:23|
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|- 01 Dec 1965||Sqn Ldr||No.31 Squadron||Flight Commander|
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|Sqn Ldr||Anthony Louis Mousinho||4418 GD(P)||Award Date 01 Sep 1965||Announced 01 Jan 1966|
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During the recent operations Pakistan, Squadron Leader Anthony Louis Mousinho was the Flight Commander of an Operational Fighter Reconnaissance Squadron. In addition to other operational missions, he led his section of 11 missions against enemy ground positions and pressed home the attacks with courage and determination against a heavy barrage of enemy fire. He undertook dangerous reconnaissance missions in complete disregard of his personal safety. During one such mission he successfully located a tank train, which was subsequently attacked by our aircraft, resulting in 25 Patton tanks being knocked out.
His exemplary courage and determination have inspired the men under his command to a high sense of devotion to duty.
|Unit : 31 Sqn|
|Reference : Gazette of India , 12th February 1966 - No.15 - Pres/66 dated 1st January 1966|
|Date||Aircraft Type||Tail No||Pilot/Crew||Unit||Remarks|
|06 Sep 1965||Mystere IVa||IA-1007||Sqn Ldr Anthony Louis Mousinho||31 Sqn||Dest on ground Patha|