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Group Captain Charanjit Singh

Service No 4823 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 26 Aug 1932
Date Commissioned 06 Nov 1954 Course 64 Course
Service End Retired on 31 Aug 1982 / Died on 24 Jun 1984
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 06 Nov 1955Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1975Acting Gp Capt : 30 Jan 1978Gp Capt : 01 Apr 1978
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Notes: 1) Ranks shown are substantive ranks at retirement. 2)Branch is at retirement and may not match with branch at Commission 3)Notional seniority is reflected in dates of substantive rank.

Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

01 May 1972 - 01 Jul 1974Wg CdrNo.106 SquadronAgra CO
- Gp Capt17 WingGorakhpur Stn Cdr
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 3
Mention in Despatches
Sqn LdrCharanjit Singh4823 GD(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1966
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
Unit : 5 Squadron
Reference : Gazette of India , 5th November 1966 - No.77 - Pres/66 dated 27th October 1966
Vishist Seva Medal
Sqn LdrCharanjit Singh4823 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1971Announced 26 Jan 1971
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
Unit :
Reference : Gazette of India : No.28 - Pres/71 dated 26th January 1971
Vir Chakra
Sqn LdrCharanjit Singh4823 F(P)Award Date Announced 21 Dec 1971
Details : During the operations against Pakistan in December, 1971, Squadron leader Charanjit Singh undertook a large number of missions over enemy territory and brought back very valuable information on enemy targets and dispositions which have greatly helped in the successful planning and execution of operations. With full knowledge of the dangers involved, he volunteered and undertook these missions cheerfully. In these missions, he penetrated deep into enemy territory fearlessly during day time.

Throughout, Squadron leader Charanjit Singh displayed gallantry, professional skill and devotion to duty of a high order.

Unit : 106 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India , 29th July 1972 - No.92 - Pres/72 dated 18th July 1972