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Wing Commander Ramesh Chander Kohli

Service No 4891 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 01 Sep 1931
Date Commissioned 16 Apr 1955 Course 65 Course
Service End Retired on 31 Aug 1979
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vir Chakra
Sqn LdrRamesh Chander Kohli4891 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1972
Details :

During the hostilities with Pakistan in December, 1971, Squadron Leader Ramesh Chander Kohli was attached to an operational Bomber Squadron. He successfully flew a number of missions deep into enemy territory which involved penetration into enemy radar coverage, against well defended targets. He was a source of inspiration to his colleagues and junior pilots of the Unit.

Throughout the operations, Squadron Leader Ramesh Chander Kohli displayed gallantry, professional skill and devotion to duty of a high order.

Unit : 5 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India , 17th June 1972 - No.75 - Pres/72 dated 1st June 1972