|Date of Birth:||01 Jan 1937|
|Date Commissioned||14 Jan 1956||Course||67 Course|
|Service End||Retired on 31 Dec 1988|
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|09 Feb 1976 - 01 Jul 1979||Wg Cdr||No.12 Squadron||Agra||Commanding Officer|
|25 Oct 1983 - 18 Aug 1985||Gp Capt||No.48 Squadron||Barrackpore||Commanding Officer|
|19 Aug 1985 - 19 May 1988||Air Cmde||19 Wing||Borjhar (Guwahati)||Air Officer Commanding|
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|Vayu Sena Medal|
|Sqn Ldr||Harwant Bir Singh||5065 F(P)||Award Date||Announced 26 Jan 1973|
|Details :|| |
Squadron Leader Hanwant Bir Singh has been in transport squadrons since his commissioning in January 1956. He has been engaged in our air maintenan tasks over NEFA, Naga Hills, J&K and Ladakh and has amassed a total service flying of over 6,000 hours. Out of this, he has flown approximatly 3,000 hours on operational sorties. Squadron Hanwant Bir Singh is a disciplined, dedicated competent pilot. He has displayed courage and skill in his flying and is always willing to undertake any task given to him. With his zeal and great aptitude flying he has acquired singularly great
proficiency various types of transport aircraft.
Throughout, Squadron Leader Hanwant Bir Singh has displayed courage, devotion to duty and professional skill of a high order.
|Reference : Gazette of India dated 23rd March 1974 - No.34 - Pres/74 dated 26th January 1973|