Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Flight Lieutenant Clifford Joseph Mendoza

Service No & Branch 1875 GD(P)
Date of Birth: 20 Oct 1921 Commissioned: 05 Apr 1942 Course: 12 Course
Service End: Died in Service 31 Oct 1947 (26 Years age) Aircraft Accident Nick Name :
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Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Plt Offr : 05 Oct 1942Fg 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

05 Apr 1942 - Acting Plt OffrNo.1 Service Flying Training School (India)Ambala Trainee Pilot
03 Feb 1943 - Plt OffrNo.1 Armament Training UnitBairagarh 
03 Sep 1944 - 07 Dec 1944Fg OffrNo.9 Squadron Squadron Pilot Fm UK 1AGS
11 Dec 1944 - 31 Dec 1945Fg OffrNo.8 SquadronAmarda Road Squadron Pilot
29 Nov 1945 - Fg OffrNo.12 Squadron Squadron Pilot
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Accidents and Incidents: 2

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
02 May 1942Hart (India)K2094Plt Offr Mendoza
1SFTSUndercarraige collap
31 Oct 1947Dakota C-47MA965Flt Lt Clifford Joseph Mendoza +
Fg Offr Trevor Reginald Peters +
12 SqnCr in Pirpanjal kill
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