Awards for the year 1972


A total of 640 Awards are listed.
Param Vir Chakra : 1 | Padma Vibhushan : 1 | Padma Bhushan : 2 | Param Vishist Seva Medal : 15 | Maha Vir Chakra : 7 | Kirti Chakra : 2 | Ati Vishist Seva Medal : 43 | Vir Chakra : 93 | Shaurya Chakra : 8 | Vayu Sena Medal : 100 | Vishist Seva Medal : 101 | Mention in Despatches : 267 |
Mention in Despatches
Plt Offr Shital Chander Dhingra 12102 AELUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 23 Jun 72
Details :
Citation Not Available
Reference: Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972 

Mention in Despatches
Plt Offr Kanwar Bharatendra Singh 12197 F(P)Unit : No.47 Squadron  Award Date Announced 23 Jun 72
Details :
Citation Not Available
Reference: Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972 

Mention in Despatches
Plt Offr Rameshwar Sarup Varma 12719 LGSUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 23 Jun 72
Details :
Citation Not Available
Reference: Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972 

Mention in Despatches
Plt Offr Sanjoy Bose 12757 F(P)Unit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 23 Jun 72
Details :
Citation Not Available
Reference: Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972 

Mention in Despatches
Plt Offr Anil Khanna 12388 F(P)Unit : No.18 Squadron  Award Date Announced 23 Jun 72
Details :
Citation Not Available
Reference: Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972 

Mention in Despatches
MWO Arippa Kandoth Karunakaran 15672 ORUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 23 Jun 72
Details : Fit 1
Reference: Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972 

Mention in Despatches
MWO Moolayil Paulose Luke 18186 ORUnit : No.10 Squadron  Award Date Announced 23 Jun 72
Details : Fit 1
Reference: Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972 

Mention in Despatches
MWO Gopala Krishnan 18507 ORUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 23 Jun 72
Details : MTD
Reference: Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972 

Mention in Despatches
MWO Kannath Govindan Nair 26186 ORUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 23 Jun 72
Details : Clk / GD
Reference: Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972 

Mention in Despatches
MWO Maha Singh Dahiya 204098 ORUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 23 Jun 72
Details : Rad Mech
Reference: Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972 

Mention in Despatches
WO Srinivasulu Janakiraman Naidu 13129 ORUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 23 Jun 72
Details : Elect 1
Reference: Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972 

Mention in Despatches
WO Sukumar Goswami 14884 ORUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 23 Jun 72
Details : Fit 1
Reference: Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972 

Mention in Despatches
WO Ram Pratap Singh 26382 ORUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 23 Jun 72
Details : Fit Armourer
Reference: Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972 

Mention in Despatches
WO Karale Navalur Ramachandran Nair 29065 ORUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 23 Jun 72
Details : Fit 1
Reference: Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972 

Mention in Despatches
WO Jiban Krishna Basu 30100 ORUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 23 Jun 72
Details : Elect 1
Reference: Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972 

Mention in Despatches
WO Manohar Datatreya Namjoshi 30479 ORUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 23 Jun 72
Details : Elect 1
Reference: Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972 

Mention in Despatches
WO Daljit Singh 33179 ORUnit : No.10 Squadron  Award Date Announced 23 Jun 72
Details : Elect 1
Reference: Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972 

Mention in Despatches
WO Ajmer Singh 34653 ORUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 23 Jun 72
Details : Fit 1
Reference: Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972 

Mention in Despatches
WO Balakrishnan Munuswamy 35724 ORUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 23 Jun 72
Details : FMT
Reference: Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972 

Mention in Despatches
WO Harendra Lal Barua 38420 ORUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 23 Jun 72
Details : Fit 1
Reference: Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972 

Mention in Despatches
WO Balbir Singh 39118 ORUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 23 Jun 72
Details : Fit 1
Reference: Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972 

Mention in Despatches
WO Pritam Singh 42294 ORUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 23 Jun 72
Details : ACH/GD
Reference: Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972 

Mention in Despatches
WO Harekal Lakshmana 43598 ORUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 23 Jun 72
Details : Fit Armourer
Reference: Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972 

Mention in Despatches
WO Sardar Singh Bedi 44792 ORUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 23 Jun 72
Details : Fit Armourer
Reference: Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972 

Mention in Despatches
WO Hari Singh 48400 ORUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 23 Jun 72
Details : Fit Armourer
Reference: Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972 

Mention in Despatches
WO Linga Raghaviah 48963 ORUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 23 Jun 72
Details : Fit Armourer
Reference: Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972 

Mention in Despatches
WO Thondli Kavil Narayan Nair 49011 ORUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 23 Jun 72
Details : ACH/GD
Reference: Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972 

Mention in Despatches
WO Ramachandra Thakur 101316 ORUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 23 Jun 72
Details : Fit 1
Reference: Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972 

Mention in Despatches
WO Kapoor Singh 200436 ORUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 23 Jun 72
Details : Fit 1
Reference: Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972 

Mention in Despatches
WO Ram Pratap Choudhary 201746 ORUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 23 Jun 72
Details : Fit Armourer
Reference: Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972 

Mention in Despatches
WO Bishen Singh 202533 ORUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 23 Jun 72
Details : Fit Armourer
Reference: Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972 

Mention in Despatches
WO Madhavan Pillai Sukumaran Nair 205828 ORUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 23 Jun 72
Details : Rad Mech
Reference: Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972 

Mention in Despatches
WO Mangal Krishnan Kutty Nair 206264 ORUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 23 Jun 72
Details : Rad Mech
Reference: Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972 

Mention in Despatches
WO Chander Sain Kathuria 210838 ORUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 23 Jun 72
Details : Rad Mech
Reference: Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972 

Mention in Despatches
Wt Flt Eng Cadambi Arunachalam 400717 ORUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 23 Jun 72
Details : Flt Eng
Reference: Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972 

Mention in Despatches
Flt Sgt Ebenezer David 46571 ORUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 23 Jun 72
Details : Fit 1
Reference: Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972 

Mention in Despatches
Flt Sgt Surendra Kumar Chaudhry 200909 ORUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 23 Jun 72
Details : Fit 1
Reference: Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972 

Mention in Despatches
Flt Sgt Krishan Kishore Kapur 201348 ORUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 23 Jun 72
Details : Fit 1
Reference: Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972 

Mention in Despatches
Flt Sgt Vishwanath Anant Sant 201710 ORUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 23 Jun 72
Details : Fit 1
Reference: Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972 

Mention in Despatches
Flt Sgt Budh Singh 202065 ORUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 23 Jun 72
Details : Flt Gun
Reference: Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972 

Mention in Despatches
Flt Sgt Prem Nath Sharma 202080 ORUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 23 Jun 72
Details : IAF Police
Reference: Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972 

Mention in Despatches
Flt Sgt Sain Das 204133 ORUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 23 Jun 72
Details : Inst Rep 1
Reference: Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972 

Mention in Despatches
Flt Sgt Rajaram Chowdhary 205069 ORUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 23 Jun 72
Details : Fit 1
Reference: Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972 

Mention in Despatches
Flt Sgt Prem Chand 205484 ORUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 23 Jun 72
Details : Fit Armourer
Reference: Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972 

Mention in Despatches
Flt Sgt Mehar Chand Sharma 207175 ORUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 23 Jun 72
Details : Fit 1
Reference: Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972 

Mention in Despatches
Flt Sgt Achalendu Deb 207292 ORUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 23 Jun 72
Details : ACH/GD
Reference: Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972 

Mention in Despatches
Flt Sgt Kunnath Veetil Kunjappa Nair 208849 ORUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 23 Jun 72
Details : Fit 1
Reference: Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972 

Mention in Despatches
Flt Sgt Purkharama Choudhary 209044 ORUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 23 Jun 72
Details : Fit Armourer
Reference: Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972 

Mention in Despatches
Flt Sgt Hari Krishnan Dhingra 209168 ORUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 23 Jun 72
Details : Fit 1
Reference: Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972 

Mention in Despatches
Flt Sgt Gurdial Singh 209559 ORUnit : -N.A.- Award Date Announced 23 Jun 72
Details : Fit Armourer
Reference: Gazette of India , 1st July 1972 - No.87 - Pres/72 dated 23rd June 1972 

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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