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Wing Commander Jagdish Chandra Sabherwal

Service No 4443 Branch F(P)

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Date of Birth: 10 Apr 1927
Date Commissioned 17 Jan 1953 Course 59 Course
Service End Retired on 08 Jul 1974 / Died on 27 Jan 2016
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
21 Dec 1967 - 28 Sep 1970Wg CdrNo.32 SquadronAmbala CO
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Vayu Sena Medal
Wg CdrJagdish Chandra Sabherwal4443 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1971
Details :

Wing Commander Jagdish Chandra Sabherwal commanded with distinction an operational Squadron from December 1967 to July 1970. During his tenure, the Squadron was re-equipped with a new type of aircraft. Under his able leadership, it achieved fully operational status within the shortest possible time. He has flown over 4,000 hours, and is qualified as a Flying Instructor, Pilot Attack Instructor and Instrument Rating Examiner. His own skill and professional ability in combat has been an inspiration to the pilots under his command. His Squadron has completed all tasks assigned to it over the past two years in a commendable manner.

Throughout, Wing Commander Jagdish Chandra Sabherwal displayed professional skill, devotion to duty and leadership.

Unit :
Reference : Gazette of India dated 4th September 1971 - No.53 - Pres/71 dated 26th January 1971