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37 Course

Start Date : 10 Apr 45 End Date : 07 Jan 46

37 Pilot Course - Reported to ITW Poona on 10 April 1945 and completed initial ground training by 31 Augst 1945. Subsequently they went to 2 EFTS (Jodhpur) from 2 Sep 1945 to 14 Dec 1945 for basic flying. Awarded Commissions on reporting to 1 SFTS (Ambala) for Intermidiate flying on 7 Jan 1946. Attended SFTS from 7 Jan 1946 to 29 June 1946. Subsequently the Course attened AFS (I) Ambala for advanced flying from 9 Sep 1946 to 7 Feb 1947. Majumdar Trophy for best all round pilot - F/O SJ Dastur (1792), Jodhpur Sword of Honour - P/O Pomer (3299) and Nabha Trophy P/O NC Bhatnagar (3294)

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3293 GD(P)
Pilot Officer
Rene Harold Beaupert
Died in Service on 18 Mar 47



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3294 GD(P)
Flying Officer
Naresh Chandra Bhatnagar
Died in Service on 15 Nov 50

3295 GD(P)
Wing Commander
George Douglas Clarke

3296 GD(P)
Wing Commander
Ulrich Anthony D'Cruz



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3297 GD(P)
Pilot Officer
H J Hawes



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3298 GD(P)
Flying Officer
L C Kempt



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3299 GD(P)
Wing Commander
John Charles Plomer



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3300 GD(P)
Squadron Leader
Melville Desmond Rathan



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3301 GD(P)
Pilot Officer
Sarwan Singh
Died in Service on 18 Jun 46



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3302 GD(P)
Flight Lieutenant
Neil Eugene Todd
Died in Service on 09 Oct 55



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3303 GD(P)
Pilot Officer
E M Webber


Other Course Members


1792 F(P)
Flying Officer
Sarosh Jehangir Dastur
Originally 7 OBS - underwent GD(P) Training. 1st Majumdar Trophy recipient.
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