Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Air Commodore Samuel Wilbert Bobb

Service No & Branch 1674 GD(P)
Date of Birth: 01 Apr 1920 Commissioned: 03 Mar 1941 Course: 7 Course
Service End: Retired on 30 Jun 1970 Voluntary Retirement
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 03 Sep 1942Flt Lt : 10 Apr 1947Sqn Ldr : 15 Aug 1948Wg Cdr : 01 May 1953
Acting Gp Capt : 16 Jun 1958Gp Capt : 01 Oct 1961Acting Air Cmde : 06 Aug 1963Air Cmde : 01 Oct 1965
Training and Other Courses Attended
3 DSSC (Wg Cdr) - 01 Apr 1950
Badges Qualified
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Gp Capt
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

15 Feb 1942 - 21 Apr 1943Plt OffrNo.1 Elementary Flying Training SchoolBegumpet To 1SFTS
16 Oct 1943 - Plt OffrNo.1 Air Gunnery SchoolBairagarh 
01 Jun 1944 - 01 Jun 1944Fg OffrNo.151 Operational Training UnitRisalpur To AirHQ
19 Jun 1944 - 01 Aug 1945Fg OffrNo.2 Squadron, RIAFKohat Fm 151OTU To AirHQ
01 May 1947 - 31 Aug 1948Sqn LdrAdvanced Flying School (India)Ambala Chief Flying Instructor
- 15 Jun 1958Wg CdrPR WingDelhi 
01 Sep 1948 - 30 Apr 1949Wg CdrAdvanced Flying School (India)Ambala Chief Instructor
02 Aug 1952 - 16 Nov 1955Wg CdrIndian Air Force Selection BoardDehradun President
19 Jun 1958 - 25 Dec 1960Gp CaptAFS New DelhiRace Course Station Commander
27 Dec 1960 - 27 Sep 1962Gp CaptAFS HyderabadSecunderabad Station Commander
- Air CmdeCentral Air CommandAllahabad Senior Air Staff Officer
01 Jul 1965 - 01 Nov 1968Air CmdeEmbassy of India, USAWashington Air Attache
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