Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Squadron Leader Randhir Singh Sandhu

Service No & Branch 1636 GD(P) (Orig: GD(O))
Date of Birth: 30 Jan 1915 Commissioned: 05 Nov 1940 Course: 4 OBS Course
Service End: Died in Service 27 Sep 1947 (32 Years age) Aircraft Accident Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks : k Dakota Cr
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 05 May 1942
Training and Other Courses Attended
1 Nav Course - 12 Sqn School (Fg Offr) -
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

01 Mar 1943 - 30 Nov 1944Plt OffrNo.8 SquadronPeshawar Obs
28 Jun 1942 - 30 Nov 1942Fg OffrNo.1 Flight (Coastal Defence)Madras Obs
15 Jul 1946 - Fg OffrEmpire Air Nav SchoolShawberry UK Adv Nav Course
01 Feb 1947 - 28 Feb 1947Flt LtNavigation and Signals SchoolTambaram 
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Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
20 Feb 1942Wapiti IIAK1308Plt Offr Arora
Plt Offr Sandhu
5 CDFDitched in Sea of Co
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