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Air Commodore Annaswami Sridharan

Service No 4761 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 09 Feb 1935
Date Commissioned 17 Jul 1954 Course 63 Course
Service End Retired on 28 Feb 1989
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 17 Jul 1955Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1974Gp Capt : 01 Apr 1978Acting Air Cmde : 06 Apr 1981
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

31 Jul 1971 - 30 Apr 1972Wg CdrNo.221 Squadron CO
01 Dec 1972 - 01 Jun 1974Wg CdrTactics and Combat Development EstablishmentJamnagar Cmdt
01 Jan 1977 - 01 Jan 1979Gp Capt14 WingChabua Stn Cdr
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 3
Mention in Despatches
Sqn LdrAnnaswami Sridharan4761 GD(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1966
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
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Reference : Gazette of India , 5th November 1966 - No.77 - Pres/66 dated 27th October 1966
Vayu Sena Medal
Sqn LdrAnnaswami Sridharan4761 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1971
Details :

Squadron Leader Annaswami Sridharan was posted to an operational unit whose role was to train pilots on a new type of supersonic aircraft. He was the only Flight Commander in the unit qualified to undertake this task. He had to devise the entire training syllabus and programme, prepare orders and operating procedures. He flew on an average four instructional sorties daily, in addition to conducting ground lectures and training of pilots under conversion. He worked beyond the call of duty regularly, and was successful in converting pilots on to the new and sophisticated aircraft.

Throughout, Squadron Leader Annaswami Sridharan displayed initiative, drive and processional skill.

Unit : 101 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India dated 4th September 1971 - No.53 - Pres/71 dated 26th January 1971
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Gp CaptAnnaswami Sridharan4761 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1981Announced 26 Jan 1981
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
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