Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Wing Commander Kartar Singh Taunque

Service No & Branch 1880 ARMT (Orig: GD(P))
Date of Birth: 25 Sep 1914 Commissioned: 05 Apr 1942 Course: 12 Course
Service End: Retired on 12 Feb 1966 Superannuated Died on 30 Apr 1999 (85 Years age) Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Plt Offr : 05 Oct 1942Fg Offr : 05 Apr 1943Flt Lt : 15 Nov 1947Sqn Ldr : 15 Aug 1956
Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1962
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Plt Offr
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
25 Sep 1945 - Fg OffrRAF Station KohatKohat 
15 Aug 1947 - Sqn LdrAir Head QuartersDelhi S/L (Ops Armt)
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Mentioned in Dispatches
SgtKartar Singh Taunque1880 GD(AG)Award Date 01 Jan 1943Announced 01 Jan 1943
Details : Air Gunner
Unit : 1 Sqn
Reference : London Gazette 35825 pub 15 Dec 1942

Articles from Main Site

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