Royal Indian Air Force Records Office


Date Raised : 1939-09-01 Disbanded : 1950-01-25 Location : Madras
1 Technical Training Unit was formed in 1939 at Ambala to maintain records for Airmen. In 1941 this moved to Walton and in 1942 was merged with the Records officer at Bombay. It was renamed IAF Records office in 1945 and moved to Madras thereafter in 1946 and to Delhi post Independence. in June 1958 it was merged with the Directorate of Personnel Airmen, but was demerged in 1966 and moved to its present location in Subroto park

Commanding Officers

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DatesRank & NameNumberRemarksLocationPhoto
23 Nov 44 to 13 Sep 45Wing Commander F T BishopRAFCONew Delhi
14 Sep 45 to 30 Jun 47Wing Commander G A E HarknessRAFCONew Delhi
01 Jul 47 to 21 Nov 48Wing Commander Mohan Swaroop Chaturvedi1592 GD(N)CONew Delhi
27 Nov 48 to 25 Jan 50Wing Commander Murkot Ramunny1684 GD(P)CONew Delhi
Unit continued existence as RIAFRO

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