Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Wing Commander Vernon Shib Chunder Bonarjee

Service No & Branch 1623 GD(O)
Date of Birth: 27 Jan 1917 Commissioned: 01 Aug 1940 Course: 4 OBS Course
Service End: Retired on 29 Jul 1948 Released to Indian Administrative Services Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks : 5CDF 7Sqn to ICS
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 01 Feb 1942Flt Lt : 01 Nov 1946
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

31 May 1941 - Plt OffrNo.4 Flight (Coastal Defence)Drigh Road Renamed 6CDF
01 Feb 1942 - 27 Nov 1942Fg OffrNo.6 Flight (Coastal Defence)Drigh Road Obs To WAG Andheri
05 Dec 1942 - Fg OffrNo.7 Squadron Squadron Navigator
- 01 Nov 1947Sqn LdrAdvanced Flying School (India)Ambala To RIAF Depot
01 Feb 1947 - Sqn LdrNavigation and Signals SchoolTambaram Commanding Officer
- 29 Jul 1948Wg Cdr1 Ground Training SchoolJalahalli Commanding Officer
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Mentioned in Dispatches
Fg OffrVernon Shib Chunder Bonarjee1623 GD(O)Award Date 01 Jan 1945Announced 01 Jan 1945
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
Unit :
Reference : London Gazette 36866 pub 29 Dec 1944

Articles from Main Site

My Days With The I.A.F (1940-48) by Wg Cdr V S C Bonarjee -

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