Awards for 9 Squadron


A total of 2 Awards are listed.
Distinguished Flying Cross : 2 |
Distinguished Flying Cross
Fg Offr   Rointon Merwan Engineer 2120 GD(P)Unit : No.9 Squadron, RIAF  Award Date Announced 02 Oct 45
Details : This offer has let a section and, on several occasions, his flight on many successful sorties. He has at all times displayed exceptional keenness for operational flying, while his skill, courage and unfailing devotion to duty have always been most praiseworthy.
Reference: London Gazette 37291 dated 2 Oct 1945, Page 4859 Citation in Air Ministry Bulletin 19829. (Citation Courtesy: Hugh Halliday) 

Distinguished Flying Cross
Fg Offr   Sukumar Krishna Mukerjee 2359 GD(P)Unit : No.9 Squadron, RIAF  Award Date Announced 02 Oct 45
Details : Flying Officer Mukerjee has proven himself a keen and efficient member of a squadron which has completed many successful missions. His determination to press home his attacks against any opposition, together with his keenness and devotion to duty has set an inspiring example to all.
Reference: London Gazette 37291 dated 2 Oct 1945, Page 4859 Citation in Air Ministry Bulletin 19829. (Citation Courtesy: Hugh Halliday) 

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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