Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Flight Lieutenant Dinshaw Ferozeshaw Eduljee

Service No & Branch 1669 GD(P)
Date of Birth: 30 Jun 1920 Commissioned: 03 Mar 1941 Course: 7 Course
Service End: Died in Service 27 Nov 1944 (24 Years age) Aircraft Accident Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 03 Sep 1942
Badges Qualified
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Plt Offr

Fg Offr
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

03 Mar 1941 - Acting Plt OffrInitial Training School (Officers)Lahore Trainee
21 Jul 1941 - 10 Jan 1942Acting Plt OffrNo.1 Service Flying Training School (India)Ambala Trainee Pilot
30 Jun 1944 - 27 Nov 1944Fg OffrNo.1 SquadronImphal Squadron Pilot Fm 151OTU
16 Oct 1943 - Flt LtNo.1 Air Gunnery SchoolBairagarh 
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Air Force Cross
Flt LtDinshaw Ferozeshaw Eduljee1669 GD(P)Award Date Announced 01 Jun 1944
Details : This officer has been a flying instructor since January 1942. During that period he has done much to provide liaison between the British and Indian members of his unit. An excellent flight commander, Flight Lieutenant Eduljee has set a fine example by his efficiency and enthusiasm. He has contributed a great deal to the training of the Indian Air Force.
Unit : 1 SFTS
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Accidents and Incidents: 2

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
16 Mar 1944Hurricane IZ4715Fg Offr Eduljee
151OTUCr Landed during Air
27 Nov 1944Hurricane IIcLE804Flt Lt D F Eduljee +
1 SqnSD by Ground fire du

Additional Notes

Remarks: Note Note added: 2019-06-15

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