Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Wing Commander Saravu Kukkemane Ramachandra Bhat

Service No & Branch 1873 GD(P)
Date of Birth: 28 Dec 1917 Commissioned: 05 Apr 1942 Course: 12 Course
Service End: Died in Service 14 Oct 1960 (43 Years age) Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks : Orig name Bhatt - See note
Promotions Gazetted
Plt Offr : 05 Oct 1942Fg Offr : 05 Apr 1943Flt Lt : 15 Aug 1948Sqn Ldr : 26 Jun 1950
Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1959
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

05 Apr 1942 - Acting Plt OffrNo.1 Service Flying Training School (India)Ambala Trainee Pilot
- 31 Jan 1947Fg Offr2 IATC 
03 Sep 1944 - 24 Dec 1944Fg OffrNo.9 Squadron Squadron Pilot Fm UK 1AGS
24 Dec 1944 - Fg OffrNo.8 Squadron Squadron Pilot
01 Feb 1947 - 31 Jul 1947Fg OffrNo.2 Squadron Squadron Pilot To RAFPoona
19 Feb 1957 - 30 Dec 1957Sqn Ldr1 Aircraft Staging PostCarnicobar Station Commander
02 Nov 1957 - 12 Feb 1958Sqn LdrAircraft Storage DepotSulur Commanding Officer
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Additional Notes

Remarks: 2011 Year End Update Note added: 2012-01-15
12th pilots course 07 may 43 ss straithead bombay durban with subia and latif(need full pax list).22 may 43 by Ile De France firth of clyde scotland 20 jun yr in uk hurris spits 10 jun back by ss maloja.9 sqn (hurricane wing break 10 oct 44 after jap boat strike) then 8sqn spits), mary.

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