Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Group Captain Konerirajapuram Sreenivasan Raghvachari

Service No & Branch 9743 F(P)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 16 Oct 1965 Course: 94 Course
Service End: Retired on 31 May 1997 Superannuated
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 30 Aug 1985Gp Capt : 01 Aug 1989
Training and Other Courses Attended
26 NDA (Cadet) - 01 Jun 1964
Badges Qualified
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Notes:1)Branch is at retirement and may not match with branch at Commission 2)Notional seniority is reflected in dates of substantive rank.

Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

01 Jan 1981 - 01 Jan 1982Sqn LdrFlying Instructors SchoolTambaram Flying Instructor
01 Sep 1986 - 05 Jan 1987Wg CdrFlying Instructors SchoolTambaram Chief Flying Instructor
01 Jan 1988 - 01 Jan 1989Wg CdrFlying Instructors SchoolTambaram Flying Instructor
09 May 1991 - 03 Oct 1994Gp Capt47 Signal UnitWadsar Station Commander
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry)
Flt LtKonerirajapuram Sreenivasan Raghvachari9743 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1972
Details :

During the operation against Pakistan in December, 1971, Flight Lieutenant Konerirajapuram Srinivasan Raghavachari served with an operational Squadron in the Eastern Sector. He undertook a number of strike missions. His aircraft was hit on a number of occasions but he safely brought it back to base every time. Undaunted by heavy enemy ground fire, he pursued his missions and pressed home his attacks. He was responsible for destruction of enemy positions which included runways, bunkers, gun positions and troop concentrations.

Throughout, Flight Lieutenant Konerirajapuram Srinivasan Raghavachari displayed courage, professional skill and devotion to duty.

Unit : 28 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India dated 7th October 1972 - No.108 - Pres/72 dated 23rd September 1972
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