Vishist Seva Medal Awardee List for the 6 Sqn

A total of 1 Awards are listed.
Vishist Seva Medal : 1 |
Vishist Seva Medal
Cpl Muthuvellu Padmanabhan 226893 ORUnit : No.6 Squadron  Award Date 22 Jun 72 Announced 22 Jun 72
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226893 Corporal Muthuvellu Padmanabhan, Electrician 1 has been serving with an operational Squadron for the last three years.

He has handled the difficult task of locating faults in the intricate electrical circuits of Super Constellation aircraft and rectifying them with great competence and skill. During the IndoPak operations he worked for more than 18 hours a day to see off and receive aircraft engaged on missions and ensured that the electrical system was serviceable. Disregarding personal comfort and conve nience, he set a fine example to his fellow tradesmen by his hard work and deep devotion to duty.

For his distinguished service of a high order and professional skill, Corporal Muthuvellu Padmanabhan is awarded the Vishisht Seva Medal.

Reference: Gazette of India Notification Dated : 22 Jun 1972 Number:85 

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