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Air Commodore Harwant Bir Singh

Service No 5065 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 01 Jan 1937
Date Commissioned 14 Jan 1956 Course 67 Course
Service End Retired on 31 Dec 1988
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1976Acting Gp Capt : 05 May 1980Gp Capt : 01 Oct 1980Air Cmde : 01 May 1986
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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

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
09 Feb 1976 - 01 Jul 1979Wg CdrNo. 12 SquadronAgra CO
25 Oct 1983 - 18 Aug 1985Gp CaptNo. 48 SquadronBarrackpore CO
19 Aug 1985 - 19 May 1988Air Cmde19 WingBorjhar (Guwahati) AOC
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Vayu Sena Medal
Sqn LdrHarwant Bir Singh5065 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.

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Reference : Gazette of India dated 23rd March 1974 - No.34 - Pres/74 dated 26th January 1973