No.1 Squadron, RIAF


Date Raised : 1933-04-01 Disbanded : 1942-11-30

Officers & Flight Crew List - No.1 Squadron, RIAF (1939-47)

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DatesRank & NameNumberRemarksLocationPhoto
01 Jan 33 to 01 Jan 34Flying Officer HP BroadRAFDrigh Road
01 Apr 33 to 10 Jun 41Pilot Officer Aizad Baksh Awan1552 GD(P) - To 2SqnDrigh Road
01 Apr 33 to 27 Jun 41Pilot Officer Subroto Mukherjee1551 GD(P) - To Staff CollegeDrigh Road
01 Apr 33 to 04 Sep 33Pilot Officer Amarinder SinghDrigh Road
01 Apr 33 to 04 Sep 33Pilot Officer Bhupinder SinghDrigh Road
01 Apr 33 to 11 Mar 35Pilot Officer Harish Chandra Sircar - DismissedDrigh Road
01 Apr 33 to Pilot Officer Jagat Narain Tandon1553 EQPTEqptDrigh Road
01 Apr 33 to 02 May 36Squadron Leader Cecil E BoucherRAFDrigh Road
01 Jan 34 to 10 May 41Pilot Officer Aspy Merwan Engineer1554 GD(P) - To 2SqnDrigh Road
01 Mar 34 to Flight Lieutenant Peter HaynesRAFDrigh Road
07 Sep 34 to 14 Dec 35Squadron Leader J H ButlerRAFDrigh Road
10 Nov 34 to 13 Mar 42Pilot Officer Karun Krishna Majumdar1555 GD(P)Drigh Road
10 Nov 34 to Pilot Officer Narendra1556 GD(P)Drigh Road
10 Nov 34 to 31 Dec 34Pilot Officer Daljit Singh - DismissedDrigh Road
01 Jan 35 to Pilot Officer Henry RunganadhanDrigh Road
01 Jan 36 to 03 Oct 40Pilot Officer Habib Ullah Khan1557 GD(P) - To 2CDFDrigh Road
01 Jan 36 to Pilot Officer Ravindra Hari Darshan Singh1558 GD(P)Drigh Road
01 Jan 36 to 16 Mar 39Squadron Leader C H SmithRAF
01 Apr 36 to Flying Officer P N J WilkinsRAF
02 May 36 to 21 Apr 38Squadron Leader R C HancockRAF
25 Nov 36 to 01 Oct 38Flight Lieutenant A M RodgersRAF
01 Jan 37 to Pilot Officer Mehar Singh1559 GD(P)
20 Sep 38 to 10 May 41Pilot Officer D A R Nanda1562 GD(P) - To 2Sqn
20 Sep 38 to 10 May 41Pilot Officer M K Janjua1561 GD(P) - To 2Sqn
20 Sep 38 to Pilot Officer B K NandaEqpt
01 Jan 39 to 10 May 41Pilot Officer Surendra Nath Goyal1560 GD(P) - To 2Sqn
28 Aug 39 to Pilot Officer Burhan Ud Din
01 Mar 40 to 08 Aug 41Pilot Officer Arjan Singh1577 GD(P)
01 Mar 40 to Pilot Officer Prithipal Singh1578 GD(P)
17 Jun 40 to 10 May 41Pilot Officer K R Das - To 2Sqn
17 Jun 40 to 28 Feb 41Pilot Officer J M Engineer1572 GD(P) - Fm SFTS Ambala To 1CDF
17 Jun 40 to Pilot Officer P C Manchanda1564 GD(P)
30 Jun 40 to 10 May 41Pilot Officer Surjit Singh Majithia - To 2Sqn
22 Oct 40 to 29 Dec 44Pilot Officer Haider Raza1579 GD(P) - Posted out as S/L
01 May 41 to 24 Sep 42Flight Lieutenant Niranjan Prasad1586 GD(P) - To 3SqnPeshawar
25 May 41 to Pilot Officer R U Khan - Fm SFTS AmbalaPeshawar
25 May 41 to 23 Feb 42Pilot Officer J K DeuskarK in Cr - Fm SFTS AmbalaPeshawar
25 May 41 to 28 Jan 43Pilot Officer A Ananthanarayanan1607 GD(P) - Fm SFTS Ambala To BangalorePeshawar
25 May 41 to Pilot Officer D P Majoo - Fm SFTS AmbalaPeshawar
25 May 41 to Pilot Officer Sheik Ibrahim1608 A&SD - Fm SFTS AmbalaPeshawar
25 May 41 to Pilot Officer Y V Malse1616 F(P) - Fm SFTS AmbalaPeshawar
07 Jul 41 to Pilot Officer C Satyanarayana1610 GD(P)Peshawar
07 Oct 41 to Pilot Officer C DhairyamPeshawar
23 Sep 41 to 20 Dec 41Pilot Officer Paljor NamgyalK CrashPeshawar
01 Dec 41 to Pilot Officer P S Gill1656 F(P)Peshawar
01 Dec 41 to Pilot Officer A J Henry Sathyanathan1643 A&SDPeshawar
01 Dec 41 to 04 Oct 43Pilot Officer H S Moolgavkar1644 F(P) - To BhopalPeshawar
20 Dec 41 to 20 Jun 43Pilot Officer H S Ratnagar1588 GD(P) - Fm 2SqnPeshawar
18 Dec 41 to Pilot Officer M D Suri1655 GD(P)Peshawar
30 Dec 41 to 29 Sep 44Flying Officer Rajinder Singh1642 GD(P)K in CrPeshawar
01 Jan 42 to Sergeant Kartar SinghORPeshawar
01 Jan 42 to Sergeant CabinetmakerORPeshawar
01 Jan 42 to Sergeant B H GhyaraORPeshawar
01 Jan 42 to 23 Feb 42Sergeant Kameshwar DhoraORK CrashPeshawar
01 Jan 42 to Sergeant RustomjeeORPeshawar
01 Jan 42 to Sergeant AshrafORPeshawar
01 Jan 42 to Sergeant Ghulam AliORPeshawar
01 Jan 42 to Sergeant ZiaORPeshawar
01 Jan 42 to Sergeant MukerjiORPeshawar
01 Jan 42 to Sergeant Dildar KhanORPeshawar
01 Jan 42 to Sergeant SudORPeshawar
09 Apr 42 to Pilot Officer Ali Baksh1855 A&SDAsst AdjtSecunderabad
15 Apr 42 to 04 Apr 44Pilot Officer N R C Murcott1717 GD(P)K Ops
15 May 42 to 02 Sep 43Flight Lieutenant Arjan Singh1577 GD(P) - Fm 223Group To AirHQ on 1944-12-15 (As S/L)Trichinopoly
03 Sep 42 to 04 Oct 42Squadron Leader Henry Runganadhand in Hudson accidentTrichinopoly
01 Oct 42 to 02 Oct 42Flying Officer K RaghunathanK in Cr
01 Oct 42 to 21 Oct 42Flying Officer E W Pinto1593 GD(P) - To BombayTrichinopoly
04 Oct 42 to 03 Sep 43Squadron Leader Surendra Nath Goyal1560 GD(P)Trichinopoly
07 Nov 42 to 12 Nov 42Flight Lieutenant Niranjan Prasad1586 GD(P) - To 2SqnTrichinopoly
10 Nov 42 to Pilot Officer L E BrewerCypherTrichinopoly
15 Nov 42 to Pilot Officer Tapishwar Puri2057 A&SDAsst AdjtTrichinopoly
16 Nov 42 to 08 Feb 43Flying Officer Edwin Nazirullah1599 GD(P) - To 2SqnTrichinopoly
16 Nov 42 to 26 Nov 42Pilot Officer Bhagwandas1823 A&SD - To ArkonamTrichinopoly
01 Dec 42 to 22 Jan 43Flying Officer Ranjan Dutt1594 GD(P) - To RisalpurTrichinopoly
26 Dec 42 to Pilot Officer N S C Goswami2053 A&SDCypherTrichinopoly
26 Dec 42 to 26 Dec 42Flying Officer A R K Malik1635 EQPTEqpt - To AllahabadTrichinopoly
18 Jan 43 to Flying Officer M S Pujji1604 GD(P) - Fm OUTBairagarh
10 Feb 43 to 30 Dec 44Pilot Officer P N Patwardhan1824 A&SDAdjtBairagarh
22 Feb 43 to Pilot Officer M A Khan1951 A&SDBairagarh
14 Apr 43 to Flying Officer B Krishna1725 GD(P)Bairagarh
21 Apr 43 to 29 Dec 44Pilot Officer Ram Singh2180 ENGEngr - To 306 MUBairagarh
24 Apr 43 to Flight Lieutenant G BaldwinRAFSignalsKohat
25 Apr 43 to Pilot Officer M S Khan1883 GD(P)Bairagarh
28 Apr 43 to 15 Jul 45Pilot Officer A R Pandit1707 F(P) - Attd fm 151OTU To 3SqnBairagarh
09 Jun 43 to Flying Officer K N Kothaneth2106 MEDMed - To 3signals SchoolKohat
01 Jul 43 to Flying Officer S L Atal1712 GD(P)Kohat
01 Jul 43 to 30 Apr 46Pilot Officer A M Kapur1776 GD(P) - ReleasedKohat
01 Jul 43 to 15 Sep 43Pilot Officer A S P Jaipal1814 GD(P) - To TrichnopolylKohat
01 Aug 43 to Pilot Officer B R Rao1728 GD(P)Kohat
02 Sep 43 to 04 Jun 45Pilot Officer K N Kak2004 GD(P)Kohat
09 Sep 43 to 08 Mar 44Flying Officer M N Kaisrani1815 GD(P)SD K - Fm Drigh RoadKohat
21 Sep 43 to 20 Jul 45Flying Officer F P Amber1659 GD(P) - Fm Trichnopoly to 3SqnKohat
28 Sep 43 to 31 Oct 44Pilot Officer R S Talwar2617 EDNEdn - To 2SofTTKohat
29 Sep 43 to Flight Lieutenant Edwin Nazirullah1599 GD(P) - Fm 2SqnKohat
30 Sep 43 to 15 Jan 44Pilot Officer I B Hukku2154 A&SDAdmin - Resigned CommissionKohat
01 Nov 43 to 28 Nov 43Flying Officer S Z Askari2217 ACCTSCypher - To 4SqnKohat
01 Dec 43 to 31 Jan 44 Dec 43 and Jan 44 Missing
04 Feb 44 to 15 Dec 45Flying Officer M N Bulsara2364 GD(P)Imphal
04 Feb 44 to Flying Officer D Cruze2545 A&SDImphal
04 Feb 44 to 08 May 44Flying Officer T A M Andrade1703 GD(P)Imphal
04 Feb 44 to Flight Lieutenant R Rajaram1573 GD(P)Imphal
04 Feb 44 to 29 Jul 44Pilot Officer A C Prabhakaran2342 GD(P)k OpsImphal
04 Feb 44 to 27 Apr 44Flying Officer Arun Roy2389 GD(P)MIAImphal
01 Mar 44 to 30 Mar 44 Mar 44 MissingImphal
03 Apr 44 to Flying Officer M D Suri1655 GD(P)Imphal
25 Mar 44 to Flying Officer M M A Cheema1657 GD(P)Imphal
01 Apr 44 to 29 Jul 44Flying Officer A C Hafeez1817 GD(P)k OpsImphal
04 May 45 to 03 Apr 45Pilot Officer P S Gupta2335 GD(P)k in CrImphal
04 May 45 to 15 Dec 45Pilot Officer P K Sarkar2443 ADMImphal
01 May 45 to 21 May 45Pilot Officer Nathaniel Samuel Masih 2453 GD(P)Imphal
02 Jul 44 to 15 Aug 45Flight Lieutenant H N Chatterjee1620 F(P) - To INAImphal
01 Jun 44 to 27 Nov 44Flying Officer Dinshaw Ferozeshaw Eduljee 1669 GD(P)K in Cr - Fm 151OTUImphal
03 Aug 44 to 30 Apr 46Flying Officer N K Shitoley1841 F(P)To UKImphal
03 Aug 44 to 25 Oct 44Flying Officer Ghosh1603 GD(P)Imphal
14 Aug 44 to Flying Officer A M Kapur1776 GD(P)Imphal
22 Aug 44 to Flying Officer Noah1924 GD(P)Imphal
01 Jul 44 to 10 Aug 45Flying Officer B K Dass1673 GD(P) - To RecctImphal
12 Sep 44 to 15 Dec 45Flying Officer K J Bhim Rao2431 GD(P)Imphal
19 Sep 44 to 30 Apr 46Flying Officer C M Cariappa1988 GD(P) - ReleasedImphal
19 Sep 44 to 26 Feb 45Flying Officer Cecil Owen St. Vincent NorrisImphal
01 Sep 44 to 13 May 45Flying Officer Dwarpalak2225 GD(N)Imphal
01 Sep 44 to 02 May 45Flying Officer N A Rishi2319 EQPTEqpt - To RAFKohatImphal
02 Oct 44 to Flying Officer H K Patel2376 GD(P)Imphal
10 Oct 44 to Flying Officer Wasim1778 GD(P)Imphal
24 Oct 44 to 30 Sep 46Pilot Officer Monteiro3034 EDNEdnImphal
10 Dec 44 to 03 Apr 45Pilot Officer Derrick Basil Joseph2866 GD(P)K in CrImphal
10 Dec 44 to Pilot Officer M Nadkarni2858 GD(P)Imphal
14 Dec 44 to 15 Aug 47Pilot Officer G K John2132 F(P)Imphal
22 Dec 44 to Pilot Officer W V A Lloyd2623 F(P)Imphal
22 Dec 44 to 15 Feb 44Pilot Officer Stidson2821 F(P)Imphal
29 Jan 45 to 18 Mar 46Flight Lieutenant Edwin Nazirullah1599 GD(P)Flt Cdr, COImphal
01 Feb 45 to 03 Apr 45Pilot Officer Malcolm Richard Webb 2908 GD(P)Imphal
01 Apr 45 to Flying Officer Gnanavolu2699 MEDMedImphal
01 Apr 45 to 30 Apr 46Flying Officer K Narayanan1934 SIGSSignals - To KohatImphal
01 Apr 45 to Flying Officer M U Rao2843 ENGEngr - Posted OutImphal
01 Apr 45 to 30 Apr 46Flight Lieutenant M A Rahman1647 GD(P)To UKImphal
25 Apr 45 to 30 Apr 45Flying Officer N J Duggan1743 GD(P) - To IATC VizagKohat
22 May 45 to 30 Sep 46Pilot Officer Goday2990 GD(P) - To DC for DemobKohat
22 May 45 to 30 Sep 46Pilot Officer I S T Maguire2945 GD(P) - To DC for DemobKohat
22 May 45 to 30 Sep 46Pilot Officer K L Jolly1985 GD(P) - To DC for DemobKohat
22 May 45 to Pilot Officer B S Gulerya2974 GD(P)Kohat
22 May 45 to Pilot Officer Dilbagh Singh2998 F(P)Kohat
22 May 45 to Pilot Officer Jan.I3003 GD(P)Kohat
22 May 45 to 08 Aug 45Flying Officer Atmaram1583 GD(P) - To 4SqnKohat
29 May 45 to 05 Aug 45Flying Officer J C kakar1693 A&SDIntel - To 1 GroupKohat
20 Jul 45 to 30 Sep 46Flying Officer R C Adams2972 GD(P) - Fm 2Sqn To DC for DemobKohat
01 Jul 45 to 16 Jan 46Flying Officer M S R Rao1708 GD(P)Engr - Relinquished CommissionKohat
24 Jun 45 to 15 Aug 47Pilot Officer B K Stidston2821 F(P) - Fm 3SqnKohat
13 Aug 45 to Flight Lieutenant A K Ganguly1677 GD(P)Flt Cdr - Fm 2SqnKohat
08 Aug 45 to 31 Jul 46Flight Lieutenant C M Cariappa1676 GD(P)Flt Cdr - Fm 7Sqn To IATC Mysore UKohat
14 Aug 45 to Flying Officer P S Gill1656 F(P)Kohat
25 Aug 45 to 30 Apr 46Flying Officer Jagbir Singh1663 GD(P) - Fm O T U To IATCAmritsarKohat
25 Aug 45 to 25 Jan 46Flying Officer S Kumar1756 GD(P) - Fm O T U to DCKohat
25 Aug 45 to 31 Oct 46Pilot Officer S F Pedder3015 GD(P) - Fm O T U to DC for DGCAKohat
25 Aug 45 to Pilot Officer D L Springett3017 GD(P) - Fm O T UKohat
25 Aug 45 to Pilot Officer B Y Mahone3042 GD(P) - Fm O T UKohat
25 Aug 45 to Pilot Officer J S Brar3045 GD(P) - Fm O T UKohat
08 Aug 45 to Flying Officer D N Metha2198 EQPTKohat
01 Sep 45 to Flying Officer B B Marathey1915 F(P)Kohat
01 Sep 45 to 15 Aug 47Flying Officer B S Dogra1921 GD(P)Kohat
01 Sep 45 to 30 Apr 46Flying Officer K M Mathen2890 GD(P) - ReleasedKohat
01 Sep 45 to 15 Aug 47Flying Officer H S Seth2704 MEDMedKohat
15 Dec 45 to 31 Jul 46Flying Officer M B A Murthy2253 A&SD - To RAF KohatKohat
15 Dec 45 to 15 Aug 47Pilot Officer R V B Bharadwaj3079 GD(P) - To UK for TrgKohat
13 Jan 46 to 15 Aug 47Flying Officer S D Gupta1882 GD(P) - To UK for TrgKohat
01 Feb 46 to Flying Officer Dhatighara1899 F(P) - Demob canc due to med
01 Feb 46 to 15 Aug 47Pilot Officer L M Katre3117 F(P)
01 Feb 46 to 18 Jul 47Pilot Officer S R Pawar3100 F(P) - To 10Sqn
01 Feb 46 to 15 Aug 47Flying Officer J R Khan2137 GD(P)Engr
01 Feb 46 to 28 Feb 47Pilot Officer R K Mukherjee3272 ACCTSAccts - To RAF Yelahanka
20 Mar 46 to 15 Aug 47Squadron Leader Ranjan Dutt1594 GD(P)
29 Aug 45 to 03 Apr 46Flight Lieutenant A R Pandit1707 F(P)To UK
01 Apr 46 to 31 Jul 46Pilot Officer Govindan2744 EQPTEqpt - To RAF SamungliSamungli
01 Jul 46 to 31 Jul 46Flying Officer M Haq2940 GD(P) - To 2SqnYelahanka
01 Jul 46 to 31 Jul 46Flight Lieutenant Metha1715 GD(P) - To PHUYelahanka
15 Jul 46 to 15 Aug 47Flying Officer J Perrett2375 GD(P) - Fm 2SqnYelahanka
15 Jul 46 to 31 Dec 46Flight Lieutenant V M Radhakrishnan1769 GD(P) - Fm 12Sqn To UKYelahanka
01 Jul 46 to 30 Nov 46Flight Lieutenant J W Marley1742 F(P)Adjt, inj in Cr - Fm 57SSB To AirHQYelahanka
01 Jul 46 to 30 Sep 46Flying Officer K S Chopra1793 AE(L)Signals - To DCYelahanka
01 Jul 46 to 31 Dec 46Flying Officer G W Saunders1789 GD(O)Nav Offr - To DCYelahanka
01 Jul 46 to Flying Officer C R A Howe2393 GD(P)SportsYelahanka
01 Sep 46 to 15 Jul 47Pilot Officer M S Dandekar3201 F(P)Yelahanka
01 Sep 46 to 15 Aug 47Pilot Officer Walmsley3208 GD(P)Yelahanka
01 Sep 46 to 15 Aug 47Flying Officer P Rao2007 GD(P)Yelahanka
01 Nov 46 to 15 Aug 47Pilot Officer A C Turner3247 GD(P) - Fm AFS AmbYelahanka
25 Dec 46 to 15 Aug 47Flight Lieutenant R C Bahadurjee2911 GD(P)Yelahanka
30 Nov 46 to 15 Aug 47Flying Officer J I Cohen3056 GD(P)Yelahanka
01 Feb 47 to 15 Aug 47Flying Officer Andrew Wiseman2997 GD(P) - Fm 4SqnYelahanka
01 Jan 47 to 15 Aug 47Pilot Officer C G Bush3116 GD(P)Yelahanka
01 Mar 47 to Pilot Officer M D Rathan3300 GD(P) - Fm O T UYelahanka
01 Apr 47 to 15 Aug 47Flying Officer Victor Srihari1624 F(P) - Fm AFS AmbYelahanka
01 Apr 47 to 18 Jul 47Flying Officer R L Sayce3086 GD(P) - RAF Salswa To 10SqnYelahanka
01 Jul 47 to 18 Jul 47Pilot Officer U A D'Cruz3296 GD(P) - To 10SqnPeshawar

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