Awards for the year 1966


A total of 217 Awards are listed.
Param Vishist Seva Medal : 1 | Kirti Chakra : 1 | Ati Vishist Seva Medal : 9 | Vir Chakra : 26 | Shaurya Chakra : 3 | Vayu Sena Medal : 24 | Vishist Seva Medal : 34 | Mention in Despatches : 119 |
Mention in Despatches
Wg Cdr Jagdish Ranganath Bankapur 2986 GD(P)Unit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
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Wg Cdr Cecil Hugh Lawrence Digby 2988 GD(P)Unit : Air Force Flying School  Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
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Wg Cdr A T R H Zachariah 3026 GD(P)Unit : No.7 Squadron  Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
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Wg Cdr Percy Edward Harrington 3239 GD(P)Unit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
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Wg Cdr George Douglas Clarke 3295 GD(P)Unit : No.27 Squadron  Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
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Wg Cdr Muthyala Dhanraj 3604 GD(P)Unit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
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Wg Cdr Malcolm Shirley Dundas Wollen 3641 GD(P)Unit : No.28 Squadron  Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
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Wg Cdr Jagdish Chandra Varma 3788 ENGUnit : No.5 Squadron  Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
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Wg Cdr Rama Iyer Krishnamoorti 3828 GD(N)Unit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
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Sqn Ldr Sudhindra Kumar Majumdar 2056 ADMUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
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Sqn Ldr Ramesh Sakharam Benegal 4220 GD(P)Unit : No.5 Squadron  Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
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Sqn Ldr Nirmal Chandra Suri 4236 GD(P)Unit : No.20 Squadron  Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
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Sqn Ldr Jagdish Chandra Varma 4251 GD(P)Unit : No.5 Squadron  Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
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Sqn Ldr Vaddadi Krishnamurthy 4261 GD(P)Unit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
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Sqn Ldr Jyoti Prosad Gupta 4333 GD(P)Unit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
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Sqn Ldr Man Mohan Sinha 4408 GD(P)Unit : No.7 Squadron  Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
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Sqn Ldr Arun Kanti Mukherjee 4416 GD(P)Unit : No.28 Squadron  Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
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Sqn Ldr Abraham Mathews 4547 AEMUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
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Sqn Ldr Rip Daman Singh Bhandari 4569 GD(N)Unit : No.5 Squadron  Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
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Sqn Ldr Padmaker Datta Deshpande 4600 GD(P)Unit : No.5 Squadron  Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
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Sqn Ldr Dilip Shankar Jog 4608 GD(P)Unit : No.27 Squadron  Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
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Sqn Ldr Donald Melvyn Conquest 4692 GD(P)Unit : No.27 Squadron  Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
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Sqn Ldr Annaswami Sridharan 4761 GD(P)Unit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
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Sqn Ldr Amrik Singh Ahluwalia 4778 GD(N)Unit : No.5 Squadron  Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
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Sqn Ldr Charanjit Singh 4823 GD(P)Unit : No.5 Squadron  Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
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Sqn Ldr Avinash Wasudeo Lele 4885 GD(P)Unit : No.27 Squadron  Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
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Sqn Ldr Michael Adrian Gurney 4900 GD(P)Unit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
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Sqn Ldr Joginder Singh 5167 EQMPTUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
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Sqn Ldr Chittilemcherry Pathiyal Karunakaran Menon 5350 SIGSUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
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Sqn Ldr Jagdish Rai Bhaskar 5401 ENGUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
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Sqn Ldr Sundaram Kalyanasundaram 5613 ENGUnit : No.5 Squadron  Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
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Flt Lt Mohan Murdeshwar 5178 GD(P)Unit : No.23 Squadron  Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
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Flt Lt Daya Krishan Dhiman 5180 GD(P)Unit : No.7 Squadron  Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
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Flt Lt Avtar Singh Uppal 5223 GD(N)Unit : No.5 Squadron  Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
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Flt Lt Arun Kumar Bahl 5330 GD(P)Unit : No.5 Squadron  Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
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Flt Lt Vishnu Murti Raina 5382 GD(P)Unit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
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Flt Lt Inder Parkash Ahuja 5389 GD(P)Unit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
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Flt Lt Janak Pratap Singh 5672 GD(P)Unit : No.1 Squadron  Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
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Flt Lt Debatosh Banerjee 5800 GD(P)Unit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
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Flt Lt Ajai Kumar Brahmawar 5858 GD(P)Unit : No.1 Squadron  Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
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Flt Lt Sripati Kumar Varma 5894 GD(P)Unit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
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Flt Lt Madan Mohan Maini 5925 GD(N)Unit : No.5 Squadron  Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
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Flt Lt Rabindra Chandra 5960 SIGSUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
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Flt Lt Purushottam Wasudeo Mukewar 6072 ENGUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
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Mention in Despatches
Flt Lt Darshan Singh Brar 6337 GD(P)Unit : No.1 Squadron  Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
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Flt Lt Srinivasapuram Krishnaswamy 6338 GD(P)Unit : No.23 Squadron  Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
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Flt Lt Henry Vivian D'Costa 6372 GD(P)Unit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
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Flt Lt Surya Kant Bhardwaj 6423 GD(P)Unit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
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Flt Lt Philip Rajkumar 6748 GD(P)Unit : No.1 Squadron  Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
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Flt Lt Suresh Shankarrao Dange 6762 GD(P)Unit : No.1 Squadron  Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
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Reference: Gazette of India , 5th November 1966 - No.77 - Pres/66 dated 27th October 1966 

The Awards Database presented here was made possible by the kind generosity of Air Marshal Bharat Kumar, author of Courage & Devotion to Duty : A Chronicle of IAF's Honours and Awards (1932-2008). Air Marshal Bharat Kumar had very graciously given permission to reproduce the citations from the book on this website.
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