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Wing Commander Ramesh Chandra Sondhi

Service No 4659 Branch GD(P)

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Date of Birth: 17 Sep 1933
Date Commissioned 16 Jan 1954 Course 62 Course
Service End No Details
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 16 Jan 1955Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1972
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

01 Apr 1971 - 10 Jan 1973Wg CdrFixed Wing Training FacilityYelahanka Chief Instructor (Flying)
15 Jan 1973 - 19 Mar 1975Wg CdrNo.25 SquadronChandigarh Commanding Officer
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal
Sqn LdrRamesh Chandra Sondhi4659 GD(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1969
Details :

Squadron Leader Ramesh Chandra Sondhi has been on the strength of a Squadron since November 1965 and is currently employed as a Training Officer. During this period, the operational potential of the squadron was low as experienced crew were gradually posted out. Despite this, he not only completed his own conversion in the shortest possible time but also look upon himself the challenge and worked non-stop to improve the operational potential of the squadron by imparting training of an exceptional standard. He has a total of 7,515 flying hours to his credit. Throughout he has displayed a very high standard of professional skill, perseverance and unswerving devotion to duty in the highest traditions of the Indian Air Force.

Unit : 25 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India dated 12th April 1969 : No.18 - Pres/69 dated 26th January 1969