Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Group Captain Tekchand Gopaldas Kelly

Service No & Branch 1753 GD(P) (Orig: GD(O))
Date of Birth: 03 Feb 1916 Commissioned: 17 Nov 1941 Course: 6 OBS Course
Service End: Retired on 03 Feb 1966 Superannuated Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 05 Apr 1943Flt Lt : 15 Aug 1948Sqn Ldr : 15 Aug 1949Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1955
Acting Gp Capt : 14 Jul 1960Gp Capt : 01 Apr 1964
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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

30 Jan 1942 - Plt OffrNo.1 Elementary Flying Training SchoolBegumpet Obs
22 Sep 1942 - Plt OffrNo.1 Elementary Flying Training SchoolBegumpet Eqpt
04 Mar 1944 - 01 Jun 1945Fg OffrNo.1 Elementary Flying Training SchoolBegumpet to Air HQ
03 Apr 1946 - 10 Jun 1946Fg OffrNo.6 Squadron Squadron Pilot Fm 151 OTU (45 FR Course) to Recct Dir as F/L
22 Apr 1949 - 11 Nov 1949Sqn Ldr1 WingSrinagar Station Commander
- 01 Mar 1959Wg CdrAir Head QuartersDelhi 
01 Aug 1951 - 10 Jan 1953Wg Cdr3 WingPalam (Delhi) Officer in Charge Flying
01 Mar 1953 - 01 Sep 1957Wg CdrEmbassy of India, USAWashington Air Attache
06 Mar 1959 - 19 Jun 1960Wg CdrParatrooper Training SchoolAgra Commanding Officer
14 Jul 1960 - 13 Aug 1962Gp Capt1 Tactical Air CenterJallandhar Commanding Officer
14 Aug 1962 - 08 Oct 1964Gp CaptAFS TambaramChennai Station Commander
07 Oct 1964 - 30 Jun 1966Gp CaptNo 1. Jet Training WingHakimpet Commanding Officer
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