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Flying Officer Harbans Singh Thapar

Service No & Branch 1609 GD(P)

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Date of Birth: 11 Jul 1920 Commissioned: 01 Aug 1940 Course: 4 Course
Service End: Died in Service 17 Apr 1944 (24 Years age) Aircraft Accident Nick Name :
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Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 01 Feb 1942
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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 Aug 1940 - 30 Nov 1940Acting Plt OffrInitial Training School (Officers)Lahore Trainee Pilot
01 Dec 1940 - 21 May 1941Acting Plt OffrNo.1 Flying Training School (India)Ambala Trainee Pilot
01 Jul 1942 - Fg OffrNo.2 Flight (Coastal Defence)Juhu 
02 Jul 1942 - 17 Mar 1943Fg OffrNo.2 Anti-Aircraft Co-Operation FlightDeolali Flying
20 Oct 1943 - 24 Feb 1944Fg OffrNo.3 SquadronRisalpur Squadron Pilot
24 Feb 1944 - 17 Apr 1944Fg OffrNo.6 Squadron Squadron Pilot
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Accidents and Incidents: 2

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
20 Sep 1943HurricaneAG169Fg Offr Harbans Singh Thapar
151OTU3 Sqdn Batch, bounce
17 Apr 1944Hurricane IIBJS405Fg Offr Harbans Singh Thapar +
6 SqnHurricane collided w
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