No.8 Squadron, RIAF

Officers & Flight Crew List - No.8 Squadron, RIAF (1939-47)

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DatesRank & NameNumberRemarksLocationPhoto
01 Jan 43 to Pilot OfficerRahman 1837 A&SD - Fm 6SqnTrichnopoly
12 Jan 43 to Pilot OfficerV Sethuraman1939 A&SDAdj - Fm 104GRTrichnopoly
12 Jan 43 to Pilot OfficerJolly - Fm 104GRTrichnopoly
01 Mar 43 to 27 Mar 44Squadron LeaderNiranjan Prasad1586 GD(P)CO - Attd 152OTU Peshawar to AirHQPeshawar
01 Mar 43 to 08 Nov 44Flying OfficerH S Chopra1596 GD(P)Flt Cdr A - Attd 152OTU Peshawar to AirHQPeshawar
01 Mar 43 to Flying OfficerH C Dewan1598 F(P)Flt Cdr B - Attd 152OTU PeshawarPeshawar
01 Mar 43 to 21 Jan 45Flying OfficerP Chakerbutty1611 GD(P)Plt K in Crash - Attd 152OTU PeshawarPeshawar
01 Mar 43 to Flying OfficerM Kamal1775 A&SDPlt - Attd 152OTU PeshawarPeshawar
01 Mar 43 to 31 Mar 46Pilot OfficerR Sen1618 GD(P)Plt later FO - Attd 152OTU Peshawar to 10SqnPeshawar
01 Mar 43 to 29 Apr 43Pilot OfficerM K Chand1909 GD(P)Plt K in Crash - Attd 152OTU PeshawarPeshawar
01 Mar 43 to 25 Dec 44Pilot OfficerS S Jaspal1808 F(P)Plt - Attd 152OTU Peshawar to RAFKohatPeshawar
01 Mar 43 to Pilot OfficerM L Narulkar1925 GD(P)Plt - Attd 152OTU PeshawarPeshawar
01 Mar 43 to 25 Dec 44Pilot OfficerH B Dorabji1710 GD(P)Plt - Attd 152OTU Peshawar to RAFKohatPeshawar
01 Mar 43 to Pilot OfficerM L ChandPlt - Attd 152OTU PeshawarPeshawar
01 Mar 43 to 28 Feb 46Pilot OfficerA N Aziz1907 GD(P)Plt - Attd 152OTU Peshawar to 4SqnPeshawar
01 Mar 43 to Pilot OfficerC G I Phillips1927 GD(P)Plt - Attd 152OTU PeshawarPeshawar
01 Mar 43 to 07 Jan 44Pilot OfficerM S R Rao1708 GD(P)Plt - Attd 152OTU Peshawar To 152OTUPeshawar
01 Mar 43 to Pilot OfficerM J Khan1923 GD(P)Plt - Attd 152OTU PeshawarPeshawar
01 Mar 43 to Pilot OfficerC D Sharma1920 GD(P)Plt - Attd 152OTU PeshawarPeshawar
01 Mar 43 to Pilot OfficerS S Sawhney1937 F(P)Plt - Attd 152OTU PeshawarPeshawar
01 Mar 43 to Pilot OfficerB S Dogra1921 GD(P)Plt - Attd 152OTU PeshawarPeshawar
01 Mar 43 to 29 May 43Pilot OfficerK S Sandhu1931 GD(P)Plt K in Crash - Attd 152OTU PeshawarPeshawar
01 Mar 43 to Pilot OfficerR S Sharma1884 GD(P)Plt - Attd 152OTU PeshawarPeshawar
01 Mar 43 to 25 Dec 44Pilot OfficerB B Marathey1915 F(P)Plt - Attd 152OTU Peshawar to RAFKohatPeshawar
01 Mar 43 to Pilot OfficerS D Gupta1882 GD(P)Plt - Attd 152OTU PeshawarPeshawar
01 Mar 43 to 04 Apr 46Pilot OfficerJ S Dhillon1910 GD(P)Plt - Attd 152OTU Peshawar to DemobPeshawar
01 Mar 43 to 06 Nov 44Pilot OfficerJagjit Singh1649 GD(O)Obs - Attd 152OTU PeshawarPeshawar
01 Mar 43 to 30 Nov 44Pilot OfficerR S Sandhu1636 GD(P)Obs - Attd 152OTU PeshawarPeshawar
01 Mar 43 to 30 Nov 44Pilot OfficerBombawala1687 GD(O)Obs - Attd 152OTU PeshawarPeshawar
01 Mar 43 to 30 Nov 44Pilot OfficerI KhanObs - Attd 152OTU PeshawarPeshawar
01 Mar 43 to 30 Nov 44Pilot OfficerS J Dastur1792 F(P)Obs - Attd 152OTU PeshawarPeshawar
01 Mar 43 to 07 Jan 44Pilot OfficerV K Karunakar1758 A&SDObs - Attd 152OTU Peshawar To 152OTUPeshawar
01 Mar 43 to 30 Nov 44Pilot OfficerS J KumarObs - Attd 152OTU PeshawarPeshawar
01 Mar 43 to 30 Nov 44Pilot OfficerT Basu1797 GD(N)Obs - Attd 152OTU PeshawarPeshawar
01 Mar 43 to 30 Nov 44Pilot OfficerV GhaniObs - Attd 152OTU PeshawarPeshawar
01 Mar 43 to 30 Nov 44Pilot OfficerM Sadiq1844 GD(O)Obs - Attd 152OTU PeshawarPeshawar
01 Mar 43 to 30 Nov 44Pilot OfficerKunur1688 GD(O)Obs - Attd 152OTU PeshawarPeshawar
01 Mar 43 to 30 Nov 44Pilot OfficerL Madappa1761 GD(O)Obs - Attd 152OTU PeshawarPeshawar
01 Mar 43 to 30 Nov 44Pilot OfficerP Chandran1650 GD(O)Obs - Attd 152OTU PeshawarPeshawar
01 Mar 43 to 01 Nov 44Pilot OfficerA Jagjiven1955 GD(AG)Obs - Attd 152OTU Peshawar to 1SFTSPeshawar
01 Mar 43 to 30 Nov 44Flight SergeantM AshrafORAG - Attd 152OTU PeshawarPeshawar
01 Mar 43 to 30 Nov 44SergeantP SharmaORAG - Attd 152OTU PeshawarPeshawar
01 Mar 43 to 30 Nov 44SergeantV CabinetmakerORAG - Attd 152OTU PeshawarPeshawar
01 Mar 43 to 30 Nov 44Flight SergeantS SaindassORAG - Attd 152OTU PeshawarPeshawar
01 Mar 43 to 30 Nov 44SergeantVerghesORAG - Attd 152OTU PeshawarPeshawar
01 Mar 43 to 30 Nov 44SergeantB GhyaraORAG - Attd 152OTU PeshawarPeshawar
01 Mar 43 to 30 Nov 44SergeantG P BiswasORAG - Attd 152OTU PeshawarPeshawar
01 Mar 43 to 30 Nov 44SergeantR PillaiORAG - Attd 152OTU PeshawarPeshawar
01 Mar 43 to 16 May 44SergeantA M KhanORAG Killed in Cr - Attd 152OTU PeshawarPeshawar
01 Mar 43 to 30 Nov 44SergeantSaddq AhmedORAG - Attd 152OTU PeshawarPeshawar
01 Mar 43 to 29 May 43SergeantRustomjeeORAG Killed in Cr - Attd 152OTU PeshawarPeshawar
27 Jun 43 to Pilot OfficerM Arunachalam2200 EQPTEQUIPPhaphamau
27 Jun 43 to Pilot OfficerP D Doundiyal2264 A&SDCCPhaphamau
27 Jun 43 to Pilot OfficerPritam Singh1784 EQPTENGPhaphamau
27 Jun 43 to Pilot OfficerR L Das Gupta2170 A&SDINTPhaphamau
26 Nov 43 to 13 Oct 44Flight LieutenantBerryRAFPlt Flt Cdr A - To 152OTUPhaphamau
26 Nov 43 to 28 Aug 44Flight LieutenantR DempsterRAFPltPhaphamau
26 Nov 43 to 01 Nov 44Flying OfficerW C HughesRAFPltPhaphamau
26 Nov 43 to 06 Aug 44Flying OfficerC M NivenRAFPlt k in CrashPhaphamau
26 Nov 43 to Flying OfficerO LearyRAFPltPhaphamau
26 Nov 43 to Flying OfficerCurtisRAAFPltPhaphamau
26 Nov 43 to Pilot OfficerOsborneRAFPltPhaphamau
26 Nov 43 to Warrant OfficerBrinkleyRAAFPltPhaphamau
26 Nov 43 to Warrant OfficerLambRAFPltPhaphamau
26 Nov 43 to SergeantFoteringhamRAFPltPhaphamau
26 Nov 43 to SergeantLloydRAFPltPhaphamau
26 Nov 43 to 30 Nov 44SergeantWallRAFW/Op AGPhaphamau
26 Nov 43 to 30 Nov 44SergeantWinterRAFW/Op AGPhaphamau
26 Nov 43 to 30 Nov 44Flight SergeantIrvineRAFW/Op AGPhaphamau
26 Nov 43 to 06 Nov 44Flying OfficerCooksonRAFNavPhaphamau
26 Nov 43 to 30 Nov 44Flying OfficerAndrewsRAFNavPhaphamau
26 Nov 43 to 30 Nov 44SergeantJonesRAFNavPhaphamau
26 Nov 43 to 30 Nov 44SergeantMankinsonRAFNavPhaphamau
26 Nov 43 to 30 Nov 44Flight SergeantStuart MorisbyRAFNavPhaphamau
26 Nov 43 to 30 Nov 44Flying OfficerWoodmanseyRAFNavPhaphamau
25 Feb 44 to 25 Dec 44Flying OfficerG Tahilramani1749 GD(P)Plt - To RAFKohat Hurri ConvMambur
25 Feb 44 to 30 Nov 44SergeantShanker RaoORNavMambur
19 Mar 44 to 23 Nov 44Warrant OfficerF KennedyRCAFMambur
19 Mar 44 to Flight SergeantSteelRCAFMambur
19 Mar 44 to Warrant OfficerConlonRCAFMambur
19 Mar 44 to 06 Aug 44Warrant OfficerAllanRCAFAG Killed in CrMambur
19 Mar 44 to SergeantBellRCAFMambur
19 Mar 44 to Flight SergeantBurrowsRCAFMambur
19 Mar 44 to 21 Apr 45Pilot OfficerJ G GundersonRCAFMambur
19 Mar 44 to 21 Apr 45Flying OfficerM W SillsRCAFMambur
19 Mar 44 to 16 May 44Pilot OfficerH E DoughertyRCAFPlt K in OpsMambur
19 Mar 44 to 14 Aug 44Flying OfficerMacBainRCAFPlt K in CrashMambur
19 Mar 44 to Flying OfficerSeatonRCAFMambur
19 Mar 44 to 21 Apr 45Flying OfficerA C BuckRCAFMambur
19 Mar 44 to 21 Apr 45Flying OfficerE E EttingerRCAFMambur
27 Mar 44 to 08 Dec 44Squadron LeaderIra Allison Sutherland DFCRNZAFMambur
19 Mar 44 to 01 Nov 44Flying OfficerH W SetonRCAF
01 Jul 44 to 12 Jul 44Flight LieutenantRoy
15 Dec 43 to 28 Jun 45Pilot OfficerC M Revis2838 EDN
15 Dec 43 to Flying OfficerGanthony
22 Jul 44 to Flight LieutenantT W ThompsonRAFAdjSamungli
22 Jul 44 to Flying OfficerKhalid2247 A&SDSamungli
28 Aug 44 to Flight LieutenantMukerjiSamungli
31 Aug 44 to Flight LieutenantSondhi1566 GD(P)PltSamungli
31 Aug 44 to 06 Nov 44Flying OfficerBarua2447 GD(N)AGSamungli
31 Aug 44 to 11 Jul 46Flying OfficerS A Hussain1706 F(P)Plt later FL - to OT USamungli
31 Aug 44 to 30 Nov 44SergeantStevensRAFAGSamungli
31 Aug 44 to Flight LieutenantAnantnarayan1607 GD(P)PltSamungli
31 Aug 44 to 30 Nov 44SergeantPrasadORAGSamungli
31 Aug 44 to 25 Dec 44Flying OfficerV L Deshmukh2118 GD(P)Plt - To RAFKohat Hurri ConvSamungli
31 Aug 44 to 30 Nov 44SergeantGhoshORAGSamungli
31 Aug 44 to Flying OfficerJagbir SinghPltSamungli
31 Aug 44 to 30 Nov 44SergeantKhanORAGSamungli
31 Aug 44 to 30 Nov 44SergeantInber rajORAGSamungli
31 Aug 44 to 30 Nov 44SergeantHartORAGSamungli
31 Aug 44 to 30 Nov 44SergeantKobeORAGSamungli
31 Aug 44 to 30 Nov 44SergeantSenORAGSamungli
31 Aug 44 to 30 Nov 44SergeantTurnerORAGSamungli
31 Aug 44 to 30 Nov 44SergeantThomasORAGSamungli
31 Aug 44 to 30 Nov 44SergeantGonsalvesORAGSamungli
11 Sep 44 to Flying OfficerPantCypherSamungli
19 Sep 44 to Flying OfficerD C Seth2094 A&SDIntel Samungli
24 Sep 44 to Flying OfficerBhowmick2943 GD(P)Samungli
17 Oct 44 to 17 Oct 44Warrant OfficerStroudRAFK in crashSamungli
01 Nov 44 to Flight LieutenantN DugdaleRAFSamungli
01 Nov 44 to Flight LieutenantN K Mukerjee2691 MEDMedSamungli
15 Nov 44 to 01 Aug 45Flying OfficerS M Zahid1740 GD(P)Missing - Fm 261SqnAmarda Road
16 Nov 44 to 08 Aug 45Flight LieutenantN Haider2116 GD(P) - To UKAmarda Road
01 Nov 44 to 23 Nov 44Flying OfficerArcherRAFAmarda Road
01 Nov 44 to 23 Nov 44Warrant OfficerSteeleRAFAmarda Road
25 Nov 44 to Flying OfficerS Amin2075 ENGAmarda Road
03 Dec 44 to 15 Apr 45Flying OfficerK S Thandi1876 GD(P)K in crashAmarda Road
03 Dec 44 to Flying OfficerP H N Katrak1803 GD(P)Amarda Road
05 Dec 44 to Flying OfficerA S Latif1860 GD(P)Amarda Road
05 Dec 44 to 31 Dec 45Flying OfficerA L Bery1861 GD(P) - To 12SqnAmarda Road
05 Dec 44 to 31 Jan 45Flying OfficerS D Gupta1882 GD(P) - To 1SqnAmarda Road
11 Dec 44 to 04 Feb 46Flying OfficerC D Subia1866 F(P) - Fm 9Sqn to 4SqnAmarda Road
11 Dec 44 to 31 Dec 45Flying OfficerR S Kalyaniwala1869 GD(P) - Fm 9Sqn To 12SqnAmarda Road
11 Dec 44 to 31 Dec 45Flying OfficerC J Mendoza1875 GD(P) - Fm 9Sqn To 12SqnAmarda Road
12 Dec 44 to 30 Nov 45Flight LieutenantW R CurtisRAFAmarda Road
12 Dec 44 to 12 Nov 45Flying OfficerJ H R PalmerRAFAmarda Road
12 Dec 44 to Flying OfficerD E ColebrookRAFAmarda Road
12 Dec 44 to 12 Nov 45Pilot OfficerJ P RidgersRAFAmarda Road
24 Dec 44 to Flying OfficerS K R Bhatt1873 GD(P) - Fm 9Sqn
10 Jan 45 to 31 May 45Squadron LeaderM W CoombesRAFCox Bazar
01 Jan 45 to 05 Apr 45Flying OfficerE ArtusRAFK in crashCox Bazar
01 Jan 45 to Flying OfficerFoxenRAFCox Bazar
01 Jan 45 to 31 Dec 45Flying OfficerA Beg1908 GD(P) - To 12SqnCox Bazar
01 Oct 45 to 18 Oct 45Flying OfficerC FosterRAFCox Bazar
06 Mar 45 to Pilot OfficerS Bannerjee2881 F(P)Baigachi
06 Mar 45 to 02 Jan 46Flying OfficerR S Shipurkar2177 GD(P) - To 4SqnBaigachi
06 Mar 45 to 04 Feb 46Pilot OfficerJ L Rampall2893 GD(P) - To 4SqnBaigachi
22 Mar 45 to 10 Aug 46Pilot OfficerS M Ahmed2880 GD(P)Baigachi
22 Mar 45 to Pilot OfficerV J Clowsley2934 GD(P)Baigachi
06 Apr 45 to Pilot OfficerD GoodmanRAFEng
07 Apr 45 to 07 Apr 45SergeantTuckerRAFK in crash
09 Apr 45 to 04 Apr 46Pilot OfficerB K Singh2904 GD(P) - Demobbed
19 Apr 45 to Pilot OfficerS E White2929 GD(P)
19 Apr 45 to 04 Apr 46Pilot OfficerAlan Chaves2128 GD(P)later FO - Demobbed
31 May 45 to 24 Nov 45Squadron LeaderJ W HumphriesRAF
20 Jun 45 to Pilot OfficerT Srinivasan2416 AE(L)Sign
22 Jun 45 to Pilot OfficerS C Cursetjee2564 EQPTEqpt
22 Jun 45 to Pilot OfficerM I QureshiEdn
01 Aug 45 to SergeantG R WatsonRAFMingaladon
01 Aug 45 to 26 Jul 46Flying OfficerJ J Bouche2938 F(P) - To UKMingaladon
01 Aug 45 to Pilot OfficerR A W Stidston1879 GD(P)Mingaladon
01 Aug 45 to 26 Jul 46Pilot OfficerW D McNeil2995 GD(P) - To UKMingaladon
01 Aug 45 to Flight SergeantR E MurphyRAFMingaladon
01 Aug 45 to 11 Aug 45Flight LieutenantATF CopeRAFAdjMingaladon
12 Aug 45 to 30 Nov 45Flight LieutenantE T H GoodwinRAFAdjMingaladon
22 Aug 45 to 02 Jan 46Flight LieutenantRanjan Dutt1594 GD(P) - To 2SqnMingaladon
15 Aug 45 to 30 Nov 45Flying OfficerK W LightRAFMingaladon
01 Sep 45 to 17 Sep 45Pilot OfficerG H Snell3018 GD(P)MissingMingaladon
01 Sep 45 to Pilot OfficerS Bhattacharjee3021 GD(P)Mingaladon
01 Sep 45 to Pilot OfficerC T Muthaya3044 GD(P)Mingaladon
01 Sep 45 to Pilot OfficerD G King-Lee3040 F(P)Mingaladon
01 Sep 45 to Pilot OfficerE R Gilder3013 GD(P)Mingaladon
01 Sep 45 to 29 May 46Pilot OfficerA K Paul Chadhary2996 GD(P) - To twinsMingaladon
18 Oct 45 to Pilot OfficerST BanksRAFSigsMingaladon
04 Sep 45 to Pilot OfficerBala Manivelu2912 GD(P)
24 Nov 45 to 25 Oct 46Squadron LeaderM M Engineer1614 F(P)
15 Dec 45 to Pilot OfficerBanerji2881 F(P)
15 Dec 45 to 17 May 45Pilot OfficerS Bimbet3166 ENGTech - To 22AACU
15 Dec 45 to Pilot OfficerA R Shankaranaryanan2221 ACCTSASD
01 Jan 46 to Flight LieutenantA S J Henry1643 A&SD
01 Jan 46 to Pilot OfficerN K Lalkaka3083 F(P)
01 Jan 46 to Flying OfficerN R Ker2958 GD(P)
01 Feb 46 to 19 Aug 46Flying OfficerA K S Ahmed2716 GD(P)Trichnopoly
01 Feb 46 to 04 Apr 46Flying OfficerT K Lalith2008 GD(P) - To DemobTrichnopoly
01 Feb 46 to 03 Jan 47Flight LieutenantR Atmaram1583 GD(P)Flt Cdr later COTrichnopoly
01 Feb 46 to 19 Aug 46Flying OfficerF V A Scudder2639 F(P)Trichnopoly
01 Feb 46 to Pilot OfficerMondol3125 GD(P)Trichnopoly
01 Feb 46 to Pilot OfficerV Kurian3118 GD(P)Trichnopoly
01 Feb 46 to 12 Dec 46Pilot OfficerK L Mathur3119 F(P) - To DemobTrichnopoly
04 Apr 46 to Pilot OfficerDas
04 Apr 46 to Pilot OfficerDhan3097 GD(P)
24 Jun 46 to Flying OfficerNicholas2771 GD(P) - Fm 9SqnKolar
24 Jun 46 to Pilot OfficerMillicans3161 GD(P) - Fm OT UKolar
08 Jul 46 to 21 Dec 46Pilot OfficerGhosh3081 GD(P) - Fm OT U To DemobKolar
15 Jul 46 to 10 Aug 46Flying OfficerA A Malik2777 GD(P) - Fm 2SqnKolar
22 Jul 46 to Flight LieutenantMMA Cheema1657 GD(P)Kolar
19 Aug 46 to Flight LieutenantK B Joshi2427 GD(P)Kolar
01 Aug 46 to 22 Mar 47Pilot OfficerS Jena3157 F(P) - To UKKolar
16 Sep 46 to Flying OfficerCarey1802 GD(P)Kolar
16 Sep 46 to 20 Feb 47Pilot OfficerMichael3160 GD(P) - to demobKolar
16 Sep 46 to Pilot OfficerRheniusKolar
16 Sep 46 to Pilot OfficerNobleKolar
16 Sep 46 to 20 Feb 47Pilot OfficerBhandarkar - to demobKolar
16 Sep 46 to Flight LieutenantDevasher1867 F(P)Kolar
01 Nov 46 to Pilot OfficerPonarKolar
01 Nov 46 to Pilot OfficerWalmsley3208 GD(P)Kolar
01 Nov 46 to 29 Mar 47Flight LieutenantJoseph1736 GD(P) - to UKKolar
06 Jan 47 to Squadron LeaderZafar Ahmed1672 GD(P)Kolar
27 Mar 47 to Pilot OfficerGhoshKolar
27 Mar 47 to Pilot OfficerK L Mathur3119 F(P)Kolar
23 Apr 47 to Flying OfficerSantiago2949 ADMKolar
06 May 47 to Flying OfficerBhatnagar3067 F(P)Kolar