Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Air Commodore Ramachandra Shenoy Sudhakaran

Service No & Branch 4780 F(N)
Date of Birth: 22 Dec 1932 Commissioned: 17 Jul 1954 Course: 8 NAV Course
Service End: No Details
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 17 Jul 1955Sqn Ldr : 17 Jul 1965Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1974Acting Gp Capt : 20 Jun 1977
Gp Capt : 01 Apr 1978Acting Air Cmde : 10 Aug 1981Air Cmde : 21 Jun 1982
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

10 Aug 1981 - 31 Dec 1984Air CmdeAdvance HQ, Eastern Air CommandCalcutta Air Officer Commanding
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry)
Flt LtRamachandra Shenoy Sudhakaran4780 GD(N)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1963
Details : Flight Lieutenant Ramchandra Shenoy Sudhakaran has been employed in a strategic reconnaissance squadron since June 1956. This squadron was assigned the task of surveying certain mountainous regions under hazardous conditions. Flight Lieutenant Sudhakaran played a leading role in achieving the aerial survey. He was undaunted by the risks involved in flying over forward areas in NEFA and J & K . his skill in navigation and aerial photography ahs bee of a high order and the data collected by him proved very useful. Flight Lieutenant Sudhakaran has displayed commendable courage and devotion to duty.
Unit : 106 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India 26th January 1963 - No. 10-Pres/63 dated 26th January, 1963
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