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Air Commodore Mohan Dharamdas Lalvani

Service No 5658 Branch F(P)
Date of Birth: 13 Sep 1939
Date Commissioned 07 Feb 1959 Course 74 Course
Service End Retired on 30 Sep 1991 / Died on 30 Jan 2013
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Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 01 May 1979Gp Capt : 21 Jun 1982Air Cmde : 01 Apr 1987
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

- Gp Capt505 Signal UnitMemaura (Lucknow) Stn Cdr
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 2
Vayu Sena Medal
Flt LtMohan Dharamdas Lalvani5658 GD(P)Award Date Announced 01 Jan 1965
Details : Flight Lieutenant Lalvani has been working since 1961 as a Flight Commander with a Helicopter Squadron operating Ladakh. He has a commendable record of about 1000 landings at helipads located in difficult mountainous areas. During the Chinese aggression on the northern borders in October-November 1962, he undertook a large number of difficult assignments. In addition to his duties as Flight Commander, he had to undertake training of junior pilots who were not conversant with the terrain and had no operational experience. He assisted the Squadron Commander in planning and executing the tasks allotted to his. unit. Throughout Flight Lieutenant Mohan Dharamdas Lalvani displayed high professional skill, courage and devotion to duty.
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Reference : Gazette of India 13th March 1965 - No.20 - Pres/65 dated 1st January 1965.
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Air CmdeMohan Dharamdas Lalvani5658 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1988Announced 26 Jan 1988
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