Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Flying Officer Bhikhaji Shapurji Dastur

Service No & Branch 1702 GD(P)
Date of Birth: 16 Dec 1922 Commissioned: 14 Sep 1941 Course: 8 Course
Service End: Died in Service 26 Dec 1943 (21 Years age) Aircraft Loss Aircraft Loss
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Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 14 Mar 1943
Badges Qualified
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Offr Cdt
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

14 Apr 1941 - 24 May 1941Off CdtInitial Training School (Officers)Lahore Trainee
04 Sep 1941 - 14 Feb 1942Acting Plt OffrNo.1 Service Flying Training School (India)Ambala Trainee Pilot
15 Feb 1942 - 23 Feb 1942Plt OffrNo.2 SquadronKohat Squadron Pilot
23 Feb 1942 - 26 Dec 1943Plt OffrNo.4 SquadronKohat Squadron Pilot to AFTU Amarda
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Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
26 Dec 1943Hurricane IICLB798Plt Offr Bhikhaji Shapurji Dastur +
4 Sqn0930 Hours. Fatal ac
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