Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Group Captain John Ivor McKenzie

Service No & Branch 1806 GD(P)
Date of Birth: 07 May 1920 Commissioned: 26 Jan 1942 Course: 11 Course
Service End: Retired on 30 Oct 1966 Voluntary Retirement Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 05 Apr 1943Flt Lt : 15 Aug 1948Sqn Ldr : 15 Aug 1949Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1954
Acting Gp Capt : 01 Jun 1960Gp Capt : 01 Oct 1962
Training and Other Courses Attended
8 DSSC (Wg Cdr) - 06 Aug 1955
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

01 Sep 1941 - Off CdtInitial Training School (Officers)Lahore Trainee
26 Jan 1942 - Acting Plt OffrNo.1 Service Flying Training School (India)Ambala Trainee Pilot
24 Mar 1943 - 10 Aug 1946Plt OffrNo.3 SquadronKohat Squadron Pilot
11 Aug 1946 - Plt OffrIATC 
15 Aug 1947 - 30 Mar 1948Sqn LdrAir Head QuartersDelhi S/L (PS4)
31 Mar 1948 - 01 Sep 1948Sqn LdrAir Head QuartersDelhi S/L (PS2)
02 Sep 1948 - Sqn LdrAir Head QuartersDelhi S/L (PS4)
11 May 1950 - 14 Jul 1952Sqn LdrNo.3 SquadronPune/ Halwara/ Ambal Commanding Officer
07 Oct 1952 - 29 Sep 1954Wg CdrNo.3 Air Force AcademyCoimbatore Commanding Officer
01 Jun 1960 - Wg CdrEastern Air CommandCalcutta 
- 01 Dec 1963Gp CaptTraining CommandBangalore Senior Officer-in-charge Administration
01 May 1959 - 31 May 1960Gp CaptAir Head QuartersDelhi Deputy Director, Organisation & Establishment
04 Oct 1962 - 14 Mar 1963Gp Capt5 WingKalaikunda Station Commander
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Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
21 Apr 1945Hurricane IICKZ444Fg Offr John Ivor McKenzie
3 SqnSquadron flight to S
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