Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Flying Officer Sardar Shah Muhammad Zahid

Service No & Branch 1740 GD(P)
Date of Birth: 17 Mar 1921 Commissioned: 10 Nov 1941 Course: 9 Course
Service End: Died in Service 01 Aug 1945 (24 Years age) Aircraft Loss Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks : 261 Sqn RAF
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 05 Apr 1943
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

10 Nov 1941 - Acting Plt OffrNo.1 Service Flying Training School (India)Ambala Trainee Pilot
29 Oct 1942 - Plt OffrNo.5 Flight (Coastal Defence)Cochin 
07 Dec 1942 - 12 Feb 1943Plt OffrNo.22 Anti-Aircraft Co-Operation UnitDrigh Road Fm 5CDF to 151OTU
15 Nov 1944 - 01 Aug 1945Fg OffrNo.8 SquadronAmarda Road Squadron Pilot Missing. Fm 261Sqn
01 Oct 1945 - Fg OffrNo.9 Squadron Squadron Pilot
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Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
01 Aug 1945Spitfire VIIIMT999Fg Offr Sardar Shah Muhammad Zahid +
8 SqnBaled out ona supply
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