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Wing Commander Chandrachudan Sankaranarayanan

Service No & Branch 11737 AE(L)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 01 Jun 1968 Course: 38 DEO Course
Service End: Retired on 15 Apr 1994
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Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 01 Jun 1987
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vishist Seva Medal
Fg OffrChandrachudan Sankaranarayanan11737 AE(L)Award Date 22 Jun 1972Announced 22 Jun 1972
Details :

Flying Officer Chandra Shankara Narayana was commissioned in the Aeronautical Engineering (Electronics) Branch of the Indian Air Force in June, 1968. Since February, 1971, he has been serving with a Unit engaged in sensitive activities.

Since his arrival at the unit, Flying officer Shankara Narayanan showed an extremely keen interest in his duties. His appreciation of his responsibilities was far beyond his age and service experience. His discharge of his duties and responsibilities was always carried out with unfailing dedication.

During the Indo-Pak operations in December 1971, Flying Officer Shankara Narayanan, as a Detachment Commander located in advanced operational area in Punjab Sector, showed his merits and capabilities to even greater heights. Even under frequent enemy air actions, he steadfastly and with dedicated zeal not only carried out his duties but also was a source of inspiration to all airmen under him. His efforts contributed substantially to our Air-operation in Punjab Sector.

Flying Officer Chandra Shankara Narayanan displayed leadership and devotion to duty in the best traditions of the Indian Air Force and has rendered distinguished service of a high order. He is awarded the Vishisht Seva Medal.

Unit : 230 SU
Reference : GoI19720622No85
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