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Flight Lieutenant Dayabhai Amichand Shah

Service No & Branch 1641 GD(P)

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Date of Birth: 14 Jun 1914 Commissioned: 13 Nov 1940 Course: 5 Course Entry Mode : IAFVR
Service End: Died in Service 24 Jan 1946 (32 Years age) Aircraft Loss Aircraft Loss
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Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 30 May 1942Acting Flt Lt : 01 Apr 1944
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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

05 Oct 1941 - Plt OffrNo.3 Squadron, RIAFKohat 
28 Jun 1942 - Plt OffrNo.1 Flight (Coastal Defence)Madras 
06 Sep 1943 - 14 Oct 1943Plt OffrNo.1 Air Gunnery SchoolBairagarh 
26 May 1943 - Fg OffrNo.6 Squadron, RIAF Plt Fm 151OTU
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Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
24 Jan 1946Spitfire VIIIcJF764Flt Lt D A Shah +
151OTUFatal dive bombing s
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