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Air Commodore Lawrence Aloysious Menezes

Service No 5280 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 02 Sep 1935
Date Commissioned 30 Nov 1956 Course 70 Course
Service End Retired on 30 Sep 1989
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1978Acting Gp Capt : 27 Oct 1980Air Cmde : 19 Aug 1985
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

22 Apr 1977 - 18 Dec 1979Wg CdrNo.2 SquadronSrinagar/ Kalaikunda CO
10 May 1982 - 07 Oct 1984Gp Capt34 WingBhaisana (Bhatinda) Stn Cdr
30 Dec 1987 - 30 Sep 1989Air Cmde15 WingBareilly AOC 1st AOC
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 2
Vayu Sena Medal
Sqn LdrLawrence Aloysious Menezes5280 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1971
Details :

Squadron Leader Lawrence Menezes was a Flight Commander in a supersonic fighter Squadron from April 1967 to June 1970. He carried out a total of over 2,100 hours of flying on jets, of which over 500 hours were on supersonic fighter aircraft. He is one of the experienced supersonic fighter pilots who has played an outstanding part in training younger pilots to a high degree of professional efficiency. He has achieved a Master Green Instrument rating. As the Pilot Attack Instructor of his Squadron, he has been instrumental in the achievement of high standards of gunnery by the pilots.

Throughout, Squadron Leader Lawrence Menezes displayed professional skill and devotion to duty.

Unit : 4 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India dated 4th September 1971 - No.53 - Pres/71 dated 26th January 1971
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Air CmdeLawrence Aloysious Menezes5280 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1990Announced 26 Jan 1990
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