Senior Officers of the IAF - 1948 by date of rank

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Rank & NameAppointment, UnitDates
Air Vice Marshal Subroto Mukerjee (1551 GD(P))SASO, Air Head QuartersDelhi1947-11-15 to 1949-01-31
Air Commodore Aspy Merwan Engineer (1554 GD(P))AOA, Air Head QuartersDelhi1947-08-15 to 1948-09-27
Air Commodore Narendra (1556 GD(P))AOC, No.2 Training GroupBangalore1947-10-03 to 1948-11-28
Air Commodore Mehar Singh (1559 GD(P))AOC, No 1 Operational Group (WAC)Delhi1947-12-22 to 1948-09-27
Air Commodore Aspy Merwan Engineer (1554 GD(P))AOC, No 1 Operational Group (WAC)Delhi1948-09-28 to 1949-07-21
Air Commodore Diwan Atma Ram Nanda (1562 GD(P))AOA, Air Head QuartersDelhi1948-11-15 to 1949-01-31
Air Commodore Narendra (1556 GD(P))AOC (T&S), Air Head QuartersDelhi1948-11-15 to 1949-01-31
Air Commodore Ravinder Hari Darshan Singh (1558 GD(P))AOC, No.2 Training GroupBangalore1948-11-29 to 1949-07-21

Note: All the data available here is publicly available in the Gazette of India, published by the Indian Government, or from public domain sources, press releases about Awards and Right-To-Information (RTI) Requests. Additionally data shared by veterans is added to the page with permission. No data with respect to serving officers below the rank of AVM is displayed. Information in Gazette of India and Award citations and photographs as released by the Indian Air Force are the only details displayed.