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Group Captain Amrik Singh Ahluwalia

Service No & Branch 4778 F(N)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 17 Jul 1954 Course: 8 NAV Course
Service End: Retired on 08 Jan 1983
Qualifications Held :
Remarks : To JAG,now in US
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 17 Jul 1955Sqn Ldr : 17 Jul 1965Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1974
Training and Other Courses Attended
21 DSSC (Sqn Ldr) - 14 Jul 1966
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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

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
20 May 1952 - 20 Nov 1952Flt CdtNo.1 AFABegumpet Cadet
15 Jan 1953 - 16 Jul 1954Flt CdtNo.2 AFAJodhpur Cadet
17 Jul 1954 - 13 Aug 1957Plt OffrNo.11 SquadronBarrackpore Squadron Navigator
14 Aug 1957 - 23 Jan 1958Fg OffrNo. 231 OCUBassingbourn Trainee
24 Jan 1958 - 07 May 1961Flt LtNo.5 SquadronAgra Squadron Navigator
11 Mar 1961 - 07 May 1961Flt LtUSSRKrigistan Trainee
07 May 1961 - 30 Mar 1962Flt LtNo.42 SquadronSrinagar Squadron Navigator
31 Mar 1962 - 14 May 1962Flt LtNo.5 SquadronAgra Squadron Navigator
20 May 1962 - 14 Nov 1962Sqn LdrUnited NationsCongo 
16 Nov 1962 - 21 Mar 1965Sqn LdrNo.5 SquadronAgra Squadron Navigator
22 Mar 1965 - 16 Dec 1965Sqn LdrNo 1 J&K Air Sqn NCCSrinagar Commanding Officer
15 Jul 1965 - 29 Apr 1968Sqn LdrAdv HQ, WACSimla Staff
30 Apr 1968 - 10 Nov 1968Sqn LdrNo.16 SquadronGorakhpur Squadron Navigator
11 Nov 1968 - 16 Mar 1969Sqn LdrNo.49 SquadronJorhat Squadron Navigator
17 Mar 1969 - 15 Mar 1970Wg CdrJAG CourseNew Delhi Student
16 Mar 1970 - 10 Jun 1972Wg CdrAir Head QuartersDelhi Asst JAG
11 Jun 1972 - 04 Aug 1974Wg CdrAir Head QuartersDelhi DD (Personnel)
05 Aug 1974 - 06 Jun 1976Gp CaptAFS SambraBelgaum Station Commander
07 Jun 1976 - 26 Feb 1978Gp CaptMaintenance CommandNagpur CIO, SPSO, CJA
27 Feb 1978 - 29 Mar 1979Gp CaptMC (Unit)Nagpur Commanding Officer
29 Mar 1979 - 01 Jun 1979Gp CaptAir Head QuartersDelhi DD (Movements)
01 Jun 1979 - 30 Aug 1981Gp CaptWestern Air CommandPalam CIO
31 Aug 1981 - 31 Jul 1983Gp CaptAir Head QuartersDelhi Joint JAG
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Mention in Despatches
Sqn LdrAmrik Singh Ahluwalia4778 GD(N)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1966
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
Unit : 5 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India , 5th November 1966 - No.77 - Pres/66 dated 27th October 1966

Articles from Main Site

Airborne to Chairborne : Memoirs of a War Veteran by Gp Capt Amrik Singh Ahluwalia -
The Night Raiders : Good Morning Peshawar by Gp Capt Amrik Singh Ahluwalia -

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