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Wing Commander Rajendra Singh Wahi

Service No & Branch 9830 F(P)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 16 Oct 1965 Course: 94 Course
Service End: Retired on 31 Dec 1993
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 11 Mar 1991Wg Cdr : 16 Oct 1988
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
01 Nov 1970 - 31 Aug 1975Flt LtNo.26 SquadronAdampur Squadron Pilot
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Vir Chakra
Flt LtRajendra Singh Wahi9830 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1972
Details : During the operation against Pakistan in December, 1971, Flight Lieutenant Rajendra Singh Wahi as a pilot of a Fighter-Bomber Squadron flew thirteen operational missions in support of our ground forces and destroyed three tanks, four vehicles, one fuel dump and one gun position. In addition, he successfully bombed Chander airfield, Zafarwal, a bridge over Dera Baba Nanak as well as enemy concentration of troops in village Dharman. He carried out these missions despite heavy ground fire and air opposition.

Throughout, Flight Lieutenant Rajendra Singh Wahi Gupta displayed gallantry, professional skill and devotion to duty of a high order.

Unit : 26 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India , 29th July 1972 - No.92 - Pres/72 dated 18th July 1972
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