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4020 GD(P)
Flying Officer
Kishore Atmaram Deshpande
Died in Service on 07 Oct 52

4021 F(P)
Wing Commander
Melville Andrew Woodfall

4022 F(P)
Air Commodore
Vishwanatha Krishnamurthy

4023 F(P)
Air Marshal
Man Mohan Singh

4024 GD(P)
Squadron Leader
Ian Steele Loughran

4025 F(P)
Air Vice Marshal
Arvind Dalaya



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4026 GD(P)
Flying Officer
Naozar Sorabji Kalyanivala

4027 F(P)
Group Captain
Arjan Dev Ralli



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4028 GD(P)
Flying Officer
Mohinder Singh Chhokar
Died in Service on 07 Oct 53

4029 F(P)
Wing Commander
Parm Prit Singh



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4030 F(P)
Wing Commander
Ramesh Chandra

4031 F(P)
Group Captain
Dalip Wikram Chauhan

4032 F(P)
Group Captain
Somendra Kumar Roy

4033 F(P)
Air Commodore
Mandokollathur Gopalaswamy Ramachandra



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4034 GD(P)
Flying Officer
Karambir Singh
Died in Service on 13 Oct 55



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4035 GD(P)
Pilot Officer
Cherugura Thomas Philip



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4036 GD(P)
Pilot Officer
Subrata Biswas
Died in Service on 20 Sep 51

4037 GD(P)
Group Captain
Prakashnarain Jainarain Mehra

4038 F(P)
Air Marshal
Chandra Kant Shantaram Raje



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4039 GD(P)
Squadron Leader
Arthur Charles Jacquet

4040 F(P)
Air Vice Marshal
Jayaram Nilkanth Jatar

4041 F(P)
Group Captain
Vijay Chand Mankotia



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4042 GD(P)
Flying Officer
Satish Kumar
Died in Service on 28 May 53


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Group photograph of No. 54 pilot’s course at Ambala in early Sept. 1949. There were 84 of us including 5 Naval Officers. The pencil marks indicate those who failed to make the grade.

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54th Course - Collection of Locky Loughran
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