|Maha Vir Chakra|
|Sqn Ldr||Sidney Basil Noronha 1735 GD(P)||Unit : No.7 Squadron||Award Date 26 Jan 50||Announced 26 Jan 50|
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By completing more than 37 operational sorties over enemyâ€™s strong holds in close support of the Indian Army, Wing Commander Norohna has been showing outstanding gallantry. He carried out his Squadronâ€™s offensive role with maximum success in the face of adverse conditions.
He has been an outstanding leader both in air and on ground. His brilliant leadership, fearless determination and unswerving devotion to duty have set an inspiring example to all under his command.
|Reference:||Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Notification No. 2-Pres., dated 26th January, 1950|