|Date of Birth:||17 Mar 1937|
|Date Commissioned||30 Nov 1956||Course||70 Course|
|Service End||Retired on 31 Mar 1995 / Died on 10 Nov 2016|
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|21 Nov 1976 - 03 Dec 1978||Wg Cdr||No.27 Squadron||Commanding Officer|
|18 Jul 1983 - 30 Sep 1983||Gp Capt||Fighter Training Wing||Hakimpet||Commandant|
|01 Oct 1983 - 16 Dec 1984||Gp Capt||AFS Hakimpet||Hakimpet||Station Commander|
|17 Dec 1984 - 09 Feb 1986||Air Cmde||AFS Hakimpet||Hakimpet||Air Officer Commanding|
|18 Feb 1988 - 23 Dec 1988||Air Cmde||11 Wing||Tezpur||Air Officer Commanding|
|01 Feb 1990 - 30 Jun 1992||AVM||Air Head Quarters||Delhi||Director Training|
|01 Jul 1992 - 31 Aug 1993||Air Mshl||Training Command||Bangalore||Senior Air Staff Officer|
|03 Sep 1993 - 31 Mar 1995||Air Mshl||Southern Air Command||Trivandrum||Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief|
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|Mention in Despatches|
|Sqn Ldr||Sherwin Derek Leslie Tully||5270 F(P)||Award Date||Announced 23 Jun 1972|
|Details :||Citation / Details Not Available|
|Unit : 122 Sqn|
|Reference : Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972|
|Ati Vishist Seva Medal|
|Air Marshal||Sherwin Derek Leslie Tully||5270 F(P)||Award Date 26 Jan 1993||Announced 26 Jan 1993|
|Details :|| |
Air Marshal Sherwin Derek Lelie Tully was commissioned in the Indian Air Force on 30th November, 1956. A graduate of the National Defence College and Defence Services Staff College and a fighter pilot of repute, he has held a variety of important command and staff appointments with distinction.
During the Indo-Pal Conflict, he displayed conspicuous courage and bravery. He later commanded a front-line fighter squadron when he used his initiative and innovativeness in bringing about noticeable improvements in operational standards.
On elevation to the rank of Air Vice Marshal, he took over as Director of Training at Air Headquarters where he ensured that training processes and methodologies remained in tune with the requirements of the Indian Air Force. Promoted to the rank of Air Marshal in 1992, he was appointed as Senior Air Staff Officer at Headquarters Training Command. He guided and supervised the updating of the training plan and with his dedication and involvement, made significant contribution towards improving the training in all aspects.
Air Marshal Sherwin Derek Lelie Tully has, thus rendered distinguished service of an exceptional order.
|Reference : GoI19930126|