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Wing Commander Melville Duarte

Service No & Branch 1772 GD(P)

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Date of Birth: 14 Nov 1915 Commissioned: 15 Dec 1941 Course: 10 Course
Service End: Retired on 14 Nov 1963 Superannuated Died on 31 Dec 1980 (65 Years age) Nick Name :
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Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 05 Apr 1943Flt Lt : 15 Aug 1948Sqn Ldr : 15 Aug 1949Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1955
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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

15 Dec 1941 - Acting Plt OffrNo.1 Service Flying Training School (India)Ambala Trainee Pilot
01 Jul 1942 - Plt OffrNo.2 Flight (Coastal Defence)Juhu 
- 20 Sep 1947Flt LtAdvanced Flying School (India)Ambala To 8 Sqn
01 Nov 1947 - 22 Sep 1948Sqn LdrAirHQ Communications SquadronPalam Commanding Officer
21 Apr 1954 - 01 Jan 1956Wg Cdr305 WingAdampur Station Commander
01 Jan 1956 - 08 Apr 1957Wg Cdr8 WingAdampur Station Commander
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