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Wing Commander Ramesh Chandra Sondhi

Service No & Branch 4659 F(P) (Orig: GD(P))
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 16 Jan 1954 Course: 62 Course
Service End: Retired on 06 Jul 1975 Voluntary Retirement Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 16 Jan 1955Flt Lt : 16 Jan 1959Sqn Ldr : 16 Jan 1965Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1972
Badges Qualified
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Notes:1)Branch is at retirement and may not match with branch at Commission 2)Notional seniority is reflected in dates of substantive rank.

Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

- Sqn LdrNo.25 Squadron Flight Commander
01 Apr 1971 - 10 Jan 1973Wg CdrTransport Training WingYelahanka 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
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