Senior Officers of the IAF - 1969 by Service Number

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Rank & NameAppointment, UnitDates
Air Chief Marshal Pratap Chandra Lal (1567 F(P))CAS, Air Head QuartersDelhi1969-07-16 to 1973-01-15
Air Marshal Ramaswami Rajaram (1573 GD(P))VCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhi1966-12-13 to 1969-06-18 - Died in Service
Air Chief Marshal Arjan Singh (1577 GD(P))CAS, Air Head QuartersDelhi1966-01-15 to 1969-07-15 - Retired
Air Marshal Shivdev Singh (1595 F(P))AOC-in-C, Western Air CommandDelhi1968-03-01 to 1969-07-31
--Same as above--VCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhi1969-07-15 to 1973-03-31
Air Vice Marshal Hari Chand Dewan (1598 F(P))AOC-in-C, Maintenance CommandNagpur1968-04-01 to 1971-03-23
Air Marshal Minoo Merwan Engineer (1614 F(P))DCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhi1968-03-01 to 1969-08-04
--Same as above--AOC-in-C, Western Air CommandDelhi1969-08-06 to 1973-03-31
Air Vice Marshal Yeshwant Vinayak Malse (1616 F(P))AOA, Air Head QuartersDelhi1966-11-11 to 1969-08-08
---On Promotion to Air Marshal ---AOM, Air Head QuartersDelhi1969-08-11 to 1972-03-31
Air Marshal Hirendra Nath Chatterjee (1620 F(P))AOC-in-C, Eastern Air CommandShillong1968-04-01 to 1971-03-23
Air Vice Marshal Teja Singh Virk (1621 F(N))AOC-in-C, Training CommandBangalore1966-08-10 to 1969-08-22
--Same as above--AOA, Air Head QuartersDelhi1969-08-30 to 1971-12-31
Air Vice Marshal Victor Srihari (1624 F(P))AOC, Western IndiaPune1968-04-10 to 1969-08-29
--Same as above--AOC-in-C, Training CommandBangalore1969-08-30 to 1972-03-03
Air Vice Marshal Dadi Ardeshir Mehta (1625 F(N))SDS (Air), National Defence CollegeDelhi1967-01-25 to 1971-07-30
Air Marshal Om Prakash Mehra (1639 F(P))AOM, Air Head QuartersDelhi1968-01-01 to 1969-08-06
--Same as above--DCAS, Air Head QuartersDelhi1969-08-07 to 1971-02-28
Air Vice Marshal Hrushikesh Moolgavkar (1644 F(P))AOC-in-C, Central Air CommandAllahabad1968-03-29 to 1971-03-31
Air Vice Marshal Krishna Mahesh Agerwala (1648 F(N))Director (Policy and Plan, Air Head QuartersDelhi1968-04-10 to 1970-06-11
Air Marshal Madhukar Mallanah Shrinagesh (1665 MED)Cmdt, Armed Forces Medical CollegePune1969-03-06 to 1973-12-01
Air Vice Marshal Ajit Nath (1666 MED)DMS (Air), Air Head QuartersDelhi1969-03-07 to 1974-12-31
Air Vice Marshal Maurice Barker (1691 F(P))SASO, Western Air CommandDelhi1968-04-01 to 1971-03-07
Air Vice Marshal Syed Abbas Hussain (1706 F(P))Director (Operations), Air Head QuartersDelhi1968-04-01 to 1970-07-18
Air Vice Marshal Anand Ramdas Pandit (1707 F(P))AOC, Western IndiaPune1969-09-24 to 1971-07-14
Air Vice Marshal Kanianthra Alexander Joseph (2960 SIGS)Director (Signals), Air Head QuartersDelhi1966-03-01 to 1970-01-24

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.