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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
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1975
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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.

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