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Flying Officer Purnendu Chuckerbutty

Service No & Branch 1611 GD(P)

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Date of Birth: 15 Jun 1916 Commissioned: 01 Aug 1940 Course: 4 Course
Service End: Died in Service 25 Jan 1945 (29 Years age) Aircraft Loss 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
- 02 Feb 1943Fg Offr4CMPCutttack To 8 Sqn
06 Jun 1942 - Fg OffrNo.2 Flight (Coastal Defence)Juhu Flight Commander
01 Mar 1943 - 21 Jan 1945Fg OffrNo.8 SquadronPeshawar Squadron Pilot
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Accidents and Incidents: 2

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
19 Mar 1944Vengeance IIAN730Fg Offr Chuckerbutty
8 SqnBroke off formation
25 Jan 1945Spitfire VIIIFg Offr P Chuckerbutty
8 SqnCrashed western side
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