No.3 Squadron, RIAF


Date Raised : 1941-10-01

Officers & Flight Crew List - No.3 Squadron, RIAF (1939-47)

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DatesRank & NameNumberRemarksLocationPhoto
01 Oct 41 to 14 Apr 42Squadron Leader Norman Arthur Napier BrayRAFCOKohat
05 Oct 41 to 22 Jun 42Flight Lieutenant M StockdaleRAFAdj - To 223SqnKohat
05 Oct 41 to 13 Sep 43Flight Lieutenant D A R Nanda1562 GD(P)OC A Flt, CO - To Recct DirKohat
05 Oct 41 to 14 Feb 42Flying Officer P C Manchanda1564 GD(P) - To 4SqnKohat
05 Oct 41 to Pilot Officer H N Chatterjee1620 F(P)Kohat
05 Oct 41 to Pilot Officer D A Shah1641 GD(P)Kohat
05 Oct 41 to Pilot Officer J N Lala1640 GD(P)Kohat
05 Oct 41 to 27 Mar 46Pilot Officer O P Mehra1639 F(P)later CO - To AHQKohat
01 Nov 41 to Pilot Officer A R K Malik1635 EQPTEqptKohat
06 Dec 41 to 01 Dec 44Pilot Officer Asghar Khan1653 GD(P) - To 9Sqn Kohat
06 Dec 41 to 15 Jan 45Pilot Officer M Akhtar1654 GD(P) - To 9Sqn Kohat
06 Dec 41 to Pilot Officer M M A Cheema1657 GD(P)Kohat
18 Dec 41 to 15 Feb 42Flight Lieutenant H RunganadhanOC B FltKohat
20 Dec 41 to Pilot Officer M Nur Khan1658 GD(P)Kohat
03 Jan 42 to 05 Jun 42Flight Lieutenant Jaswant Singh1587 GD(P) - To 2SqnKohat
17 Jan 42 to 09 Nov 43Pilot Officer Iqbal Singh1681 GD(P)k Harvard CrKohat
02 Feb 42 to Sergeant Murli DharORAGKohat
15 Feb 42 to Pilot Officer M Anwar1668 A&SDPeshawar
15 Feb 42 to Pilot Officer V K Reddy1683 A&SDPeshawar
15 Feb 42 to 30 Jul 42Pilot Officer Z B Sanjanak CrashPeshawar
15 Feb 42 to 13 Apr 44Pilot Officer P Lall Singh1711 GD(P)k Hurri MACPeshawar
30 Mar 42 to Flight Lieutenant K B RoyMedKohat
14 Apr 42 to 16 Aug 42Squadron Leader Mehar Singh1559 GD(P)CO - To DSSC QuettaKohat
27 Jun 42 to Flight Lieutenant S S MajithiaKohat
01 Jul 42 to 30 Jul 42Sergeant AryaORk CrashMiranshah
17 Aug 42 to Pilot Officer R V Ghisad1730 GD(P)Kohat
19 Aug 42 to 17 Oct 42Pilot Officer R E ClarkRAFAdmin Cypher - To 223GpKohat
19 Aug 42 to 01 Dec 42Pilot Officer M C Ramamurthy1812 GD(P) - To 4SqnKohat
22 Aug 42 to 07 Dec 43Pilot Officer K L Khanna1942 A&SDCypherKohat
24 Aug 42 to Pilot Officer Z A Shah1805 GD(P)Kohat
25 Aug 42 to 01 Oct 42Pilot Officer G S PaulAdmin - To ITC LahoreKohat
29 Aug 42 to Pilot Officer M I Khan1748 GD(P)Kohat
04 Sep 42 to 27 Jan 44Flying Officer R K Munshi1617 GD(P)k Hurri CrashKohat
08 Sep 42 to Flying Officer M M Hussain1619 GD(P)Kohat
13 Sep 42 to 15 Jun 43Flying Officer S P Shahi1601 ADMInjured Flying Accident - To CIMHKohat
16 Sep 42 to 14 Oct 42Pilot Officer L M Dutta1959 A&SDAdminKohat
16 Sep 42 to 16 Nov 42Pilot Officer Gurcharan Singh1960 A&SDAdmin - To RAF AmbalaKohat
19 Sep 42 to 06 Dec 43Flight Lieutenant P C Manchanda1564 GD(P)Kohat
29 Sep 42 to 16 Dec 42Pilot Officer M L Khan1741 GD(P) - To O T UKohat
03 Oct 42 to 17 Oct 42Flight Lieutenant Niranjan Prasad1586 GD(P)OC A Flt - To 1SqnKohat
05 Oct 42 to 08 Dec 45Pilot Officer H S Bakshi1976 A&SDAdmin - To AirHQKohat
30 Oct 42 to Pilot Officer Pritam Singh1784 EQPTEqptKohat
10 Nov 42 to Pilot Officer G BaldwinRAFSigsKohat
10 Dec 42 to 06 Dec 43Flight Lieutenant N M Gazdar1576 GD(P) - Fm 2CDFKohat
18 Dec 42 to Pilot Officer Alfred Jagjivan1955 GD(AG)WOpAG - Fm WOS AndheriKohat
18 Dec 42 to Pilot Officer S K Guha2052 A&SDWOpAG - Fm WOS AndheriKohat
18 Dec 42 to Pilot Officer M M Shaffi1892 GD(AG)WOpAG - Fm WOS AndheriKohat
27 Dec 42 to Pilot Officer K V Nair1718 GD(P)Kohat
27 Dec 42 to Pilot Officer S P Jaipal1814 GD(P)Kohat
01 Mar 43 to Pilot Officer C M Cariappa1988 GD(P)Kohat
23 Mar 43 to Pilot Officer S K Nandi1810 GD(P)Kohat
24 Mar 43 to 10 Aug 46Pilot Officer J I McKenzie1806 GD(P) - To IATCKohat
31 Mar 43 to 30 Aug 45Pilot Officer D K Bose1780 GD(P) - To 9SqnKohat
31 Mar 43 to Pilot Officer MehtaKohat
14 Apr 43 to Pilot Officer ChackoKohat
12 Aug 43 to Pilot Officer Sen GuptaKohat
21 Aug 43 to Flying Officer S B Noronha1735 GD(P)Kohat
01 Sep 43 to 08 Sep 43Pilot Officer M J Mangalraj1671 GD(P)k Russian RouletteRisalpur
13 Sep 43 to 06 Jan 45Squadron Leader Pritipal Singh1578 GD(P)CO k in CrashRisalpur
01 Oct 43 to 27 Oct 44Flying Officer Asghar Hussain2613 EDNKohat
15 Oct 43 to 12 Dec 46Pilot Officer M E D'Eca1998 GD(P) - ReleasedRisalpur
20 Oct 43 to Flying Officer H S Thapar1609 GD(P)Risalpur
29 Oct 43 to Pilot Officer R Engineer2120 GD(P)Risalpur
03 Nov 43 to 29 Apr 46Pilot Officer S Jamaluddin2121 GD(P) - To 9SqnRisalpur
09 Nov 43 to 09 Nov 43Pilot Officer Cyril Eapen Vurgese2344 GD(P)k Harvard CrRisalpur
09 Dec 43 to 13 Sep 46Pilot Officer A R David2129 GD(P) - to ACU, PeshawarRisalpur
16 Dec 43 to 28 Dec 44Pilot Officer J S Sodhi2179 ADMAdjtBairagarh
21 Dec 43 to Flight Lieutenant D S Majithia1615 GD(P)Flt CdrBairagarh
23 Dec 43 to 29 Aug 45Flight Lieutenant M M Engineer1614 F(P)Flt Cdr - To AirHQBairagarh
24 Jan 44 to Flying Officer B A Hall2002 GD(P)Kohat
18 Mar 44 to 16 Aug 46Pilot Officer P B Pawar2123 GD(P) - To UKKohat
11 Apr 44 to 20 Jun 47Pilot Officer Randhir Singh2135 F(P) - To 7SqnKohat
01 May 44 to 12 May 44Flying Officer Ram SinghKohat
12 May 44 to Pilot Officer M T Khan2487 A&SDKohat
26 May 44 to Pilot Officer M B Naik1874 F(P)Kohat
27 May 44 to 01 May 46Pilot Officer A S M Bhavnani1868 F(P) - To AirHQKohat
01 Jun 44 to 10 Jun 44Flight Lieutenant D HendryRAFSigsKohat
06 Jun 44 to 29 Nov 44Flying Officer A S Latif1860 GD(P) - To 8SqnKohat
15 Jun 44 to 26 Aug 44Flying Officer Nur Elahi2049 A&SDGCM DismissalKohat
25 Jun 44 to 30 Sep 45Flying Officer I H Latif1804 F(P) - To 9SqnKohat
27 Jun 44 to Flying Officer LallKohat
28 Jun 44 to Flying Officer RaiKohat
30 Jun 44 to 28 Oct 46Pilot Officer M H Khan2425 EQPTEqpt - To 322MUKohat
02 Jul 44 to 15 Jan 46Pilot Officer M I D Rosario2433 GD(P) - To 9SqnKohat
03 Jul 44 to 05 Sep 45Pilot Officer J F Shukla2458 GD(P) - To 9SqnKohat
04 Jul 44 to 16 Dec 45Pilot Officer W M Jacob2003 GD(P) - To 1EFTSKohat
04 Jul 44 to 15 Dec 45Pilot Officer S N Aurora1678 GD(P) - To 2EFTSKohat
06 Jul 44 to 01 Dec 44Flying Officer A L Bery1861 GD(P) - To 8SqnKohat
10 Jul 44 to 07 Oct 46Pilot Officer S I R Bokhari2379 GD(P) - To ReleaseKohat
14 Jul 44 to Pilot Officer M N Mukerjee2373 GD(P)Kohat
06 Aug 44 to 12 Jun 46Flying Officer M L Misra1645 GD(P) - To 7SqnKohat
06 Aug 44 to 18 Dec 45Flying Officer S N Murthy2434 GD(P) - To 9SqnKohat
07 Aug 44 to 19 Feb 46Flying Officer E J Dhatigara1899 F(P) - To 1SqnKohat
07 Aug 44 to 04 Jun 46Flying Officer C L Dutta2632 GD(P) - To UKKohat
30 Aug 44 to Flying Officer M P O Blake2630 GD(P)Kohat
25 Oct 44 to 07 Nov 45Pilot Officer C J Barlow2809 EDNEdnKohat
23 Nov 44 to 11 Dec 44Flying Officer B K Stidston2821 F(P) - Fm 4Sqn to 1SqnKohat
24 Nov 44 to 11 Dec 44Flying Officer W V A Lloyd2623 F(P) - Fm 4Sqn to 1SqnKohat
14 Jan 45 to 27 Dec 45Squadron Leader Shiv Dev Singh1595 F(P)CO - To AirHQ as SL OpsKohat
16 Jan 45 to 25 Feb 45Pilot Officer R D Dhoundiyal2264 A&SDCypher - Fm 8Sqn temp DettKohat
18 Jan 45 to 30 Sep 45Pilot Officer E S Khan1826 GD(P) - Fm 10Sqn to 9Sqn
12 Mar 45 to 24 Jun 45Flying Officer B K Stidston2821 F(P) - To 1Sqn
13 Mar 45 to Flying Officer W V A Lloyd2623 F(P)
03 Apr 45 to 13 Jul 45Pilot Officer H H Beale1992 GD(P) - To 10SqnSt Thomas Mt
03 Apr 45 to 15 Jul 45Pilot Officer B J Cazalet2923 GD(P) - To 6SqnSt Thomas Mt
27 Apr 45 to Pilot Officer O C Shepard2931 GD(P)St Thomas Mt
27 Apr 45 to 15 Jul 45Pilot Officer R C Adams2972 GD(P) - To 10/12SqnSt Thomas Mt
27 Apr 45 to 29 Aug 45Pilot Officer K M Mathen2890 GD(P) - To 1SqnSt Thomas Mt
01 May 45 to 10 May 45Flying Officer K N Chawla2076 ENGSt Thomas Mt
10 May 45 to 27 Sep 46Flying Officer R K S Marya2916 AE(M) - To 2S(TT)St Thomas Mt
21 May 45 to 14 Jun 46Pilot Officer G V Francis2925 GD(P) - To UKSt Thomas Mt
23 Jun 45 to 16 Jun 46Flying Officer R S Randhawa2818 GD(P) - Fm 10Sqn to VCPSt Thomas Mt
26 Jun 45 to 11 Jun 46Flying Officer K M David1863 GD(P) - Fm 10Sqn to IATCSt Thomas Mt
04 Jul 45 to 08 Jun 46Flying Officer S S Jaspal1808 F(P) - To 22AACUSt Thomas Mt
06 Jul 45 to 18 Dec 45Pilot Officer P A Sealy2978 GD(P) - To 1SqnSt Thomas Mt
10 Jul 45 to 19 Sep 45Flying Officer A Katju2942 GD(P)k in CrSt Thomas Mt
14 Jul 45 to 29 Aug 45Flying Officer A R Pandit1707 F(P) - To 1SqnSt Thomas Mt
21 Jul 45 to 08 Dec 45Flying Officer F P Amber1659 GD(P) - To 9SqnSt Thomas Mt
27 Jul 45 to 12 Jun 46Pilot Officer Surinder Singh3009 F(P) - To 9SqnSt Thomas Mt
27 Jul 45 to 18 Jul 47Pilot Officer M W Khan2977 GD(P) - To 1SqnSt Thomas Mt
27 Aug 45 to 28 Nov 45Flight Lieutenant M M A Cheema1657 GD(P)Flt Cdr - To DSSC QuettaSt Thomas Mt
01 Sep 45 to 23 Sep 45Flying Officer O M Satyendran2104 MEDMedRisalpur
16 Sep 45 to 28 Aug 46Flying Officer W A Khan - Fm 1Sqn to 2(I)GroupRisalpur
23 Sep 45 to 05 Jan 47Flying Officer D N Gupta2703 MEDMed - To RAF StTMountRisalpur
24 Oct 45 to 12 Jun 46Pilot Officer A F Gama3068 F(P) - Fm 151OTU to 9SqnRisalpur
24 Oct 45 to 11 Sep 46Pilot Officer N M Periera3036 GD(P) - Fm 151OTU to 9SqnRisalpur
24 Oct 45 to 13 Sep 46Pilot Officer H C Joshi3020 GD(P) - Fm 151OTU to 2SqnRisalpur
24 Oct 45 to 20 Sep 46Pilot Officer P S Pendse3043 GD(P) - Fm 151OTU to releaseRisalpur
24 Oct 45 to 20 Mar 47Pilot Officer K K Malhotra3048 GD(P) - Fm 151OTU to UKRisalpur
24 Oct 45 to 07 Oct 46Pilot Officer V M Bhatnagar3067 F(P) - Fm 151OTU to UKRisalpur
07 Nov 45 to 17 Aug 46Flying Officer M Daud2680 EDN - To RAF ArkonamRisalpur
08 Dec 45 to 17 Jan 47Flying Officer G P S Bakshi3228 ACCTSAccts - Fm RIAF CA to demobRisalpur
13 Dec 45 to Pilot Officer C G Kharas3094 ENGRisalpur
14 Jan 46 to 23 Nov 46Flying Officer A M Khan1913 GD(P) - To 9Sqn
18 Jan 46 to 14 Mar 46Flight Lieutenant H R Gohel1705 F(P)OC B Flt - To 4SqnKolar
26 Jan 46 to 27 Feb 46Flying Officer N L Pramanik2793 EQPTEqpt - Fm 151OTU To 151OTUKolar
19 Feb 46 to Pilot Officer K N Haq - Fm 151OTUKolar
19 Feb 46 to 03 Jul 46Pilot Officer J M Bose3055 GD(P)k Spitfire Cr - Fm 151OTUKolar
20 Feb 46 to 09 Jun 47Pilot Officer C B Fernandez3057 GD(P) - Fm 151OTU to DC releaseKolar
20 Feb 46 to Pilot Officer G S Bagh - Fm 151OTUKolar
22 Feb 46 to Flying Officer M H Khan2425 EQPTEqptKolar
18 Apr 46 to 15 May 46Flying Officer G PantCypher - ReleasedKolar
15 May 46 to 16 Aug 46Pilot Officer Dilbagh Singh2998 F(P) - Fm 1Sqn to UKKolar
06 Jun 46 to 29 Dec 46Squadron Leader R Atmaram1583 GD(P)COKolar
12 Jun 46 to Pilot Officer A S Saggu2513 A&SDKolar
13 Jun 46 to Flight Lieutenant M D Suri1655 GD(P)Adjt - Fm 10Sqn Kolar
16 Jun 46 to 15 Jul 46Flying Officer Harbans Singh3093 Not Kn - Fm 9Sqn to demobKolar
16 Jul 46 to Flying Officer PrabhakarTech ElectKolar
27 Jul 46 to Flight Lieutenant A L Bery1861 GD(P)Flt Cdr - Fm 12SqnKolar
18 Aug 46 to 19 Oct 46Flying Officer A Kakakhel2834 EDNAdmin - To RAF JalahalliKolar
12 Sep 46 to 09 Jun 47Pilot Officer J C Joseph - Fm 151OTU to 2DC releasedKolar
12 Sep 46 to 08 Jun 47Pilot Officer J S Chamba3210 GD(P) - Fm 151OTU to AirHQKolar
12 Sep 46 to Pilot Officer H S Monga3162 F(P) - Fm 151OTUKolar
13 Sep 46 to 03 Jun 47Pilot Officer M S Akhtar3149 GD(P) - Fm 151OTU To 6SqnKolar
27 Sep 46 to 02 Apr 47Flight Lieutenant N P Nair2280 ENG - To RAF AmbalaKolar
01 Oct 46 to 19 Oct 46Flying Officer P S Gill1656 F(P) - To UKKolar
01 Oct 46 to 21 Oct 46Flying Officer K M Ram3101 F(P) - To 2(I) GpKolar
01 Oct 46 to 01 Nov 46Flying Officer C G Bush3116 GD(P) - To SalawasKolar
14 Nov 46 to 22 Jul 47Pilot Officer S Khan3241 GD(P) - Fm ATS Amb To 1SqnKolar
25 Nov 46 to Flying Officer M H Jamil2863 GD(P) - Fm RAF AmbKolar
20 Dec 46 to 18 Jul 47Flying Officer S I R Bokhari2379 GD(P) - Cm back from release To 1SqnKolar
15 Jan 47 to 10 Mar 47Flight Lieutenant O M Satyendran2104 MEDMed - Fm StTMt to 2DC demobKolar
12 Feb 47 to 10 Mar 47Flying Officer M M Sakhare1679 GD(P) - Fm IATC Saugor to AHQKolar
10 Mar 47 to Flight Lieutenant M A KhanMedKolar
16 Apr 47 to Flight Lieutenant P B Pawar2123 GD(P)AdjtRisalpur
15 Jun 47 to Pilot Officer M Singh - Fm 151OTURisalpur
26 Jun 47 to 22 Jul 47Flying Officer M S Akhtar3149 GD(P) - Fm 6Sqn to 1SqnRisalpur
13 Jul 47 to Pilot Officer M S Jaggi - Fm 1SFTSRisalpur
14 Jul 47 to Pilot Officer N V Medak - Fm 1SFTSRisalpur
22 Jul 47 to Flying Officer J I Cohen3056 GD(P) - Fm 9SqnRisalpur
22 Jul 47 to Pilot Officer M D Rathan3300 GD(P) - Fm 1SqnRisalpur
23 Jul 47 to Pilot Officer M M Mundle3335 GD(P) - Fm 1SqnRisalpur
23 Jul 47 to Flying Officer A F Gama3068 F(P) - Fm 9SqnRisalpur
23 Jul 47 to Flying Officer J W Davidson3058 GD(P) - Fm 9SqnRisalpur

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