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Air Commodore Bir Inder Singh

Service No 5040 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 15 Nov 1935
Date Commissioned 14 Jan 1956 Course 67 Course
Service End Retired on 30 Nov 1989
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1976Gp Capt : 01 Jul 1979Acting Air Cmde : 01 Apr 1983Air Cmde : 18 May 1984
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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 Jul 1974 - Wg CdrNo. 24 Squadron CO
30 Apr 1980 - 12 Jul 1981Gp Capt34 WingBhaisana (Bhatinda) Stn Cdr
16 Apr 1984 - 24 Sep 1986Air Cmde18 WingPathankot AOC
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 2
Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry)
Wg CdrBir Inder Singh5040 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1977
Details :

Wing Commander Bir Inder Singh took over command of a fighter squadron in July 1974. He has flown over 4000 hours and has participated, with distinction, In the IndoPak Conflicts of 1965 and 1971. Due to his personal attention Wing Commander Bir Inder Singh has maintained an excellent flight safety record over the past two years. During the Inter-Squadron Gunnery Meet, 1975, his Squadron was the best Squadron in front­gun firing and bombing. When the squadron was required to operate a detachment of aircraft from a transport base, Wing Commander Bir Inder Singh undertook and executed this task effectively. Wing Commander Bir Inder Singh has displayed courage, professional skill and devotion to duty of a high order.

Unit : 24 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India dated 27th May 1978 - No.29- Pres/78 dated 26th January 1977
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Air CmdeBir Inder Singh5040 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1985Announced 26 Jan 1985
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