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Air Vice Marshal Diwan Atma Ram Nanda

Service No & Branch 1562 GD(P)
Date of Birth: 27 Jul 1914 Commissioned: 20 Sep 1938 Course: 1 Indian Army Course Entry Mode : Seconded from Army
Service End: Retired on 30 Sep 1963 Superannuated / Died on 31 Dec 2000 (86 Years age)
Qualifications Held :
Remarks : Lt 2/1 Punjab 3-2-35
Qualified as
 
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 01 Mar 1939Flt Lt : 30 Apr 1943Acting Sqn Ldr : 01 Oct 1944Sqn Ldr : 24 Feb 1946
Wg Cdr : 15 Aug 1948Acting Gp Capt : 26 Sep 1947Gp Capt : 15 Aug 1949Acting Air Cmde : 15 Nov 1948
Air Cmde : 01 Oct 1952Acting AVM : 01 May 1958AVM : 01 Oct 1959
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Air Cmde
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

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
20 Sep 1938 - 10 May 1941Plt OffrNo.1 Squadron, RIAF To 2Sqn
01 Apr 1941 - Fg OffrNo.2 SquadronPeshawar Squadron Pilot
10 May 1941 - Fg OffrNo.2 Squadron, RIAFPeshawar Fm 1Sqn
05 Oct 1941 - 13 Sep 1943Flt LtNo.3 Squadron, RIAFKohat OC A Flt, CO To Recct Dir
- Sqn LdrStaff College, QuettaQuetta Staff Course
16 Aug 1942 - 12 Sep 1943Sqn LdrNo.3 SquadronPeshawar Commanding Officer
27 May 1945 - 01 Oct 1945Sqn LdrRAF Station KohatKohat Attd to AirHQ
15 Aug 1947 - 08 Aug 1948Gp CaptNo.1 Aircraft Repair DepotKanpur Commanding Officer
15 Nov 1948 - 31 Jan 1949Air CmdeAir Head QuartersDelhi Air Officer-in-Charge Administration
01 Feb 1949 - 11 Dec 1952Air CmdeAir Head QuartersDelhi Air Officer-in-Charge Personnel & Organisation
12 Dec 1952 - 07 Dec 1955Air CmdeOperational CommandDelhi Air Officer Commanding
01 Jan 1956 - 01 Dec 1956Air CmdeImperial Defence CollegeLondon, UK Staff Course
01 Jan 1957 - 30 Apr 1958Air CmdeAir Head QuartersDelhi Special Deputy officer
01 May 1958 - 31 Dec 1962AVMAir Head QuartersDelhi Deputy Chief of Air Staff
01 Jan 1963 - 04 Aug 1963AVMAir Head QuartersDelhi Vice Chief of Air Staff
 
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