|Service No & Branch||5457 F(N)|
|Date of Birth: 12 Jan 1936||Commissioned: 24 Dec 1957||Course: 13 NAV Course|
|Service End:||Retired on 13 Aug 1978 / Died on 09 Mar 2015|
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|12 Jan 1970 - 15 Aug 1971||Sqn Ldr||5 Mobile Echelon Maintenance Unit||Sirsa||Commanding Officer|
|27 Jan 1972 - 06 Apr 1972||Sqn Ldr||5 Mobile Echelon Maintenance Unit||Sirsa||Commanding Officer|
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|Vayu Sena Medal|
|Flt Lt||Gurbaksh Singh Sahni||5457 GD(N)||Award Date||Announced 26 Jan 1967|
|Details :|| |
Flight Lieutenant Gurbakash Rai Sahni has been a navigator in a Squadron since August 1963. He has always volunteered for difficult missions and has successfully carried out the tasks assigned to him. Throughout, Flight Lieutenant Gurbakash Rai Sahni displayed courage and devotion to duty.
|Unit : 106 Sqn|
|Reference : Gazette of India dated 1st April, 1967 - No.24-Pres/67 dated 26th January 1967|
|Vishist Seva Medal|
|Sqn Ldr||Gurbaksh Singh Sahni||5457 F(N)||Award Date 22 Jun 1972||Announced 22 Jun 1972|
|Details :|| |
Squadron Leader Gurbakhash Rai Sahni was commanding a Mobile Echelon Maintenance Unit in a forward area in the Western Sector during the December 1971 operations. He managed the tremendous operational works at his unit in a very efficient manner and sited a large number of observation posts which contributed significantly in taking tactical action in time.
For his leadership, zeal, skill and devotion to duty of a very high order he is awarded the Vishisht Seva Medal.
|Unit : 5 MEMU (Sirsa)|
|Reference : GoI19720622No85|