Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Group Captain Jagjit Singh Ghuman

Service No & Branch 10123 F(P) (Orig: GD(P))
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 13 Mar 1966 Course: 95 Course
Service End: Retired on 30 Sep 1994 Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 13 Mar 1967Wg Cdr : 30 Aug 1985Gp Capt : 01 Jan 1989
Training and Other Courses Attended
36 DSSC (Sqn Ldr) - 22 Nov 198020 FCL (Sqn Ldr) - 01 Feb 1982
Badges Qualified
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Notes:1)Branch is at retirement and may not match with branch at Commission 2)Notional seniority is reflected in dates of substantive rank.

Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

01 Nov 1970 - 31 Oct 1972Flt LtNo.26 SquadronAdampur Squadron Pilot
30 Jul 1984 - 28 Sep 1986Wg CdrNo.222 SquadronHindon Commanding Officer
01 Jul 1989 - 01 Dec 1991Gp CaptAircrew Examination BoardHindon Commanding Officer
27 Apr 1992 - 31 May 1993Gp Capt1 Tactical Air CenterJallandhar Commanding Officer
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry)
Flt LtJagjit Singh Ghuman10123 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1972
Details :

During the operations against Pakistan in December, 1971, Flight Lieutenant Jagjit Singh Ghuman as a pilot of a Fighter Bomber Squadron, flew fourteen missions in support of our ground forces and destroyed two tanks, three vehicles and one enemy gun position. He also successfully attacked Sulemanki Head Works which was heavily defended. The destruction of this target was of paramount importance to halt the enemy Armour. He also bombed enemy concentration of troops over Dharwal Village, Norowal Railway Yard and enemy troops and tank concentration in village Mehlwanni Zaffarwal area.

Throughout, Flight Lieutenant Jagjit Singh Ghuman displayed courage, professional skill and devotion to duty.

Unit : 26 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India dated 7th October 1972 - No.108 - Pres/72 dated 23rd September 1972
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