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Group Captain Harpal Singh Bedi

Service No 5595 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 02 Oct 1936
Date Commissioned 19 Dec 1958 Course 73 Course
Service End Retired on 31 Jul 1992
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Gp Capt : 28 May 1985
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry)
Flt LtHarpal Singh Bedi5595 GD(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1964
Details :

Flying Officer Harpal Singh Bedi has been operating with a transport Squadron in Jammu and Kashmir area since 1959. Though relatively junior in service, he has to his credit about 1100 hours of operational flying. During the operations occasioned by the recent Chinese aggression on our northern borders, he flew as many as 100 hours in one month on air transport operations.

Flying Officer Bedi carried out all tasks assigned to him efficiently and displayed professional skill, courage and devotion to duty of a high order.

Unit : 43 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India 1st February 1964 - No.20 - Pres/64 dated 26th January 1964.