Awards for 1 Squadron


A total of 27 Awards are listed.
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Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Wg Cdr Upkar Singh 4658 F(P)Unit : 1 Squadron  Award Date 26 Jan 72 Announced 26 Jan 72
Details : CO, No. 1 MiG-21 Sqn.
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Yudh Seva Medal
Wg Cdr Sunderraman Neelakantan 15184 F(P)Unit : 1 Squadron  Award Date 15 Aug 99 Announced 15 Aug 99
Details :
Citation Not Available
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Vishist Seva Medal
Sqn Ldr K I Ravi 17674 Unit : 1 Squadron  Award Date 26 Jan 00 Announced 26 Jan 00
Details :
Citation Not Available
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Mention in Despatches
Flt Lt Janak Pratap Singh 5672 GD(P)Unit : 1 Squadron  Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
Details :
Citation Not Available
Reference: Gazette of India , 5th November 1966 - No.77 - Pres/66 dated 27th October 1966 

Mention in Despatches
Flt Lt Ajai Kumar Brahmawar 5858 GD(P)Unit : 1 Squadron  Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
Details :
Citation Not Available
Reference: Gazette of India , 5th November 1966 - No.77 - Pres/66 dated 27th October 1966 

Mention in Despatches
Flt Lt Darshan Singh Brar 6337 GD(P)Unit : 1 Squadron  Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
Details :
Citation Not Available
Reference: Gazette of India , 5th November 1966 - No.77 - Pres/66 dated 27th October 1966 

Mention in Despatches
Flt Lt Philip Rajkumar 6748 GD(P)Unit : 1 Squadron  Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
Details :
Citation Not Available
Reference: Gazette of India , 5th November 1966 - No.77 - Pres/66 dated 27th October 1966 

Mention in Despatches
Flt Lt Suresh Shankarrao Dange 6762 GD(P)Unit : 1 Squadron  Award Date Announced 26 Jan 66
Details :
Citation Not Available
Reference: Gazette of India , 5th November 1966 - No.77 - Pres/66 dated 27th October 1966 

Mention in Despatches
Flt Lt Anil Kumar Trikha 8436 F(P)Unit : 1 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
Flt Lt Subhash Bhojwani 9734 F(P)Unit : 1 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
Sqn Ldr Suraj Kumar Jha 17445 F(P)Unit : 1 Squadron  Award Date Announced 15 Aug 99
Details :
Citation Not Available
Reference: Gazette of India No.28 - Pres/2000 dated 11th March 2000 

Mention in Despatches
Sqn Ldr Dhananjay Vishnu Wani 18568 F(P)Unit : 1 Squadron  Award Date Announced 15 Aug 99
Details :
Citation Not Available
Reference: Gazette of India No.28 - Pres/2000 dated 11th March 2000 

Mention in Despatches
Flt Lt Ajay Devidas Purandre 21526 F(P)Unit : 1 Squadron  Award Date Announced 15 Aug 99
Details :
Citation Not Available
Reference: Gazette of India No.28 - Pres/2000 dated 11th March 2000 

Mention in Despatches
Flt Lt Bijay Shankar Rana 21844 F(P)Unit : 1 Squadron  Award Date Announced 15 Aug 99
Details :
Citation Not Available
Reference: Gazette of India No.28 - Pres/2000 dated 11th March 2000 

Mention in Despatches
Flt Lt Jawahar Pal Singh Bains 22937 F(P)Unit : 1 Squadron  Award Date Announced 15 Aug 99
Details :
Citation Not Available
Reference: Gazette of India No.28 - Pres/2000 dated 11th March 2000 

Mention in Despatches
MWO Ajay Kumar Bhanja¬† 261823 ORUnit : 1 Squadron  Award Date Announced 15 Aug 99
Details :
Citation Not Available
Reference: Gazette of India No.28 - Pres/2000 dated 11th March 2000 

Distinguished Flying Cross
Sqn Ldr¬†¬† Karun Krishna Majumdar¬†¬† 1555 GD(P)Unit : 1 Squadron  Award Date Announced 10 Nov 42
Details : Early this year this officer commanded the squadron during its activities in Burma. He led two unescorted attacks on enemy airfields in Thailand and attacks in support of the army in Tennasserim; he also completed valuable reconnaissances during the retirement from Rangoon to the Prome positions.
Reference: London Gazette 35777 dated 10 Nov 1942, Page 4868 

Distinguished Flying Cross
Sqn Ldr¬†¬† Aspy Merwan Engineer¬†¬† 1554 GD(P)Unit : 1 Squadron  Award Date Announced 10 Nov 42
Details :
Citation Not Available
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Distinguished Flying Cross
Sqn Ldr Arjan Singh¬†¬† 1577 GD(P)Unit : 1 Squadron  Award Date Announced 02 Jun 44
Details : This officer completed very many operational missions, involving flights over difficult country, often in bad weather. He has displayed outstanding leadership, great skill and courage, qualities which have been reflected in the high morale and efficiency of the squadron which has won much sucess.
Reference: London Gazette 36542 dated 2 June 44, Page 2534 

Distinguished Flying Cross
Fg Offr¬†¬† Bollineni Ramachandra Rao¬†¬† 1726 GD(P)Unit : 1 Squadron  Award Date Announced 23 Jan 45
Details : This officer has taken part in a large number of operational sorties. He is a skilful tactical reconnaissance pilot who has always displayed outstanding determination, gallantry and devotion to duty. He has achieved some excellent results and the fine photographs he has obtained have been of great value to the army.

Notes: Public Record Office Air 2/9043 has citation drafted when he had flown 172 sorties (229 operational hours).

Reference: London Gazette 36905 dated 23 January 45, Page 527 (Citation Courtesy: Hugh Halliday) 

Distinguished Flying Cross
Fg Offr¬†¬† Prem Sagar Gupta¬†¬† 2335 GD(P)Unit : 1 Squadron  Award Date Announced 03 Apr 45
Details : Throughout a large number of operational sorties this officer has displayed great courage and firm determination. He is an outstanding tactical reconnaissance pilot and his devotion to duty and tireless efforts to acquire information during very adverse weather has been remarkable. He has consistently obtained photographs of great tactical value to the Army. By his enthusiasm and efficiency, Flying Officer Gufta has set a fine example to the other members of his squadron.
Reference: London Gazette 37012 dated 3 April 45, Page 1784. Citation in Air Ministry Bulletin 18150. (Citation Courtesy: Hugh Halliday) 

Distinguished Flying Cross
Fg Offr¬†¬† Khemendra Nath Kak¬†¬† 2004 GD(P)Unit : 1 Squadron  Award Date Announced 03 Apr 45
Details : Flying Officer Kak has accomplished his duties as tactical reconnaissance pilot with skill, courage and devotion to duty of a high order. He has achieved excellent results and brought back valuable information despite the monsoon weather and mountainous terrain.
Reference: London Gazette 37012 dated 3 April 45, Page 1784. Citation in Air Ministry Bulletin 18150. (Citation Courtesy: Hugh Halliday) 

Distinguished Flying Cross
Fg Offr¬†¬† Minoo Nowsherwan Bulsara 2364 GD(P)Unit : 1 Squadron  Award Date Announced 03 Apr 45
Details : This officer s a keen, courageous and skillful pilot who has taken part in a large number of tactical reconnaissance sorties. Many of these have been flown during monsoon weather over mountainous terrain. He has, throughout, displayed a high standard of airmanship, which coupled with his courage and devotion to duty have enabled him to achieve many successes and obtain valuable information for the Army.
Reference: London Gazette 37012 dated 3 April 45, Page 1784. Citation in Air Ministry Bulletin 18150. (Citation Courtesy: Hugh Halliday) 

Distinguished Flying Cross
Sqn Ldr¬†¬† Ramaswamy Rajaram¬†¬† 1573 GD(P)Unit : 1 Squadron  Award Date Announced 17 Apr 45
Details :
Citation Not Available
Reference: London Gazette 37036 dated 17 April 1945, Page 2026 Citation from Air Ministry Bulletin 18375 (Citation Courtesy: Hugh Halliday) 

Distinguished Flying Cross
Flt Lt¬†¬† Hirendra Nath Chatterjee 1620 GD(P)Unit : 1 Squadron  Award Date Announced 17 Aug 45
Details : Flight Lieutenant Chatterjee has completed a large number of operational sorties. An excellent flight commander and a determined and successful fighter reconnaissance pilot, he has flown on many difficult missions and brought back valuable information about the enemy and some outstanding photographs.
Reference: London Gazette 37228 dated 17 Aug 1945, Page 4188 Citation from Air Ministry Bulletin 19448. (Citation Courtesy: Hugh Halliday) 

Distinguished Flying Cross
Fg Offr¬†¬† Narayan Khanderao Shitoley¬†¬† 1841 GD(P)Unit : 1 Squadron  Award Date Announced 17 Aug 45
Details : Flying Officer Shitoley is a daring and courageous reconnaissance pilot. He has taken part in a large number of operational sorties and the information he has obtained has been of great value to the army. In addition he has secured many excellent photographs. This officer has always displayed praiseworthy skill and determination to complete his allotted task, often in the most adverse weather
Reference: London Gazette 37228 dated 17 Aug 1945, Page 4188 Citation from Air Ministry Bulletin 19448. (Citation Courtesy: Hugh Halliday) 

Member of the Order of the British Empire
Fg Offr Harjinder Singh 1963 ENGUnit : 1 Squadron  Award Date Announced 01 Jun 43
Details :
Citation Not Available
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