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Air Commodore Bobby Johnson Berry

Service No 4826 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 10 Nov 1930
Date Commissioned 06 Nov 1954 Course 64 Course
Service End Retired on 30 Nov 1984
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 06 Nov 1955Gp Capt : 01 Apr 1978Acting Air Cmde : 30 Sep 1981Air Cmde : 21 Jun 1982
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
22 Mar 1965 - 05 Nov 1967Sqn LdrNo.104 Helicopter UnitPalam CO
03 Mar 1972 - Wg CdrNo.119 Helicopter UnitGuwahati CO raised on 3 March 1972 at Guwahati
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Vayu Sena Medal
Flt LtBobby Johnson Berry4826 GD(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1967
Details :

Flight Lieutenant Bobby Johnson has been serving with a Helicopter unit in the Eastern Sector. He has flown a total of 2375 hours, of which more than 500 hours have been on operations on helicopters, He also carried out many sorties on extremely difficult and hazardous missions. He undertook a number of commitments for His Majesty the King of Nepal and earned appreciation. He also successfully performed communication duties from and to Bhutan in difficult conditions.

Throughout, Flight Lieutenant Bobby Johnson displayed courage and devotion to duty.

Unit :
Reference : Gazette of India dated 1st April, 1967 - No.24-Pres/67 dated 26th January 1967