No.1 Flight (Coastal Defence)


Date Raised : 1940-08-01 Disbanded : 1942-11-30

Officers & Flight Crew List - No.1 Flight (Coastal Defence) (1939-47)

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DatesRank & NameNumberRemarksLocationPhoto
01 Mar 41 to 23 Nov 42Flying Officer J M Engineer1572 GD(P) - To CE CalcuttaDrigh Road
01 Apr 41 to Pilot Officer R Rajaram1573 GD(P)Drigh Road
01 Apr 41 to Pilot Officer Azeez Lodhie1584 GD(P)Drigh Road
01 May 41 to Pilot Officer J D Italia1585 A&SDDrigh Road
01 Oct 41 to Pilot Officer A M Morad1569 A&SDDrigh Road
01 Oct 41 to Pilot Officer MajithiaDrigh Road
01 Oct 41 to Pilot Officer Mehta1625 F(N)Drigh Road
28 Jun 42 to Squadron Leader D W LawRAFMadras
28 Jun 42 to Flight Lieutenant J M KentishRAFMadras
28 Jun 42 to Flying Officer Majithia1615 GD(P)Madras
28 Jun 42 to Flying Officer Shahi1601 ADMMadras
28 Jun 42 to 30 Nov 42Flying Officer R S Sandhu1636 GD(P) - Unit DisbandedMadras
28 Jun 42 to 11 Nov 42Pilot Officer I Khan1685 A&SDMadras
28 Jun 42 to 22 Sep 42Pilot Officer M L Khan1741 GD(P) - to 3 SqnMadras
28 Jun 42 to Pilot Officer M S R Rao1708 GD(P)Madras
28 Jun 42 to Pilot Officer Shah1641 GD(P)Madras
28 Jun 42 to Pilot Officer Bhat1747 GD(P)Madras
28 Jun 42 to 31 Aug 42Pilot Officer Patwardhan - k Atlanta CrashMadras
28 Jun 42 to 31 Aug 42Pilot Officer Naaman - k Atlanta CrashMadras
28 Jun 42 to 29 Jul 42Pilot Officer S B Noronha1735 GD(P) - To 4SqnMadras
24 Jul 42 to 24 Jul 42Flight Lieutenant J D GillRAF - To 104SqnMadras
28 Jun 42 to Pilot Officer Karunakar1758 A&SDMadras
17 Aug 42 to Pilot Officer Kamaluddin1840 GD(O)Madras
27 Jul 42 to 27 Jul 42Pilot Officer N M Kunur1688 GD(O) - To 2CDFMadras
27 Jul 42 to Pilot Officer P Reporter1613 GD(P)Madras
27 Jul 42 to Pilot Officer D G BagalkotMadras
28 Jun 42 to Pilot Officer P I George1701 GD(P)Madras
28 Jun 42 to Pilot Officer D M Engineer1751 GD(P)Madras
22 Jul 42 to 22 Jul 42Pilot Officer H Subbaramaiah1633 A&SD - To IATC LahoreMadras
03 Aug 42 to Flight Lieutenant Hayat1839 MEDMedMadras
17 Aug 42 to Pilot Officer NasiruddinMadras
31 Aug 42 to 31 Aug 42Pilot Officer Nasirud Ahmed - k Atlanta CrashMadras
22 Aug 42 to 10 Nov 42Pilot Officer Metha - from ITC to RAF Stn LahoreMadras
09 Nov 42 to Pilot Officer S K Majumdar2056 A&SDMadras
09 Nov 42 to 30 Nov 42Pilot Officer Oka1813 GD(P)Madras
17 Nov 42 to Pilot Officer Joshi1848 ACCTSMadras

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