Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Group Captain Shiam Mahendar Rikh

Service No & Branch 1968 ENG

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Date of Birth: 06 Dec 1912 Commissioned: 01 Jul 1942 Course:
Service End: Retired on 25 Oct 1966 Voluntary Retirement Died on 04 Mar 1969 (57 Years age) Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks : IAFVR Commissioned UK SIG, Acting A/cmde as of 1 June 1960 but reverted back to G/C subsequently
Promotions Gazetted
Plt Offr : 22 Oct 1942Fg Offr : 22 Apr 1943Flt Lt : 22 Feb 1947Sqn Ldr : 01 Jul 1955
Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1959Acting Gp Capt : 16 Jun 1958Gp Capt : 01 Apr 1964
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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 Aug 1947 - Sqn LdrAdvanced Flying School (India)Ambala Fm AHQ
- 15 Jun 1958Wg CdrAFS HyderabadDelhi 
26 Jan 1955 - 23 Jan 1956Wg CdrMaintenance CommandNagpur Senior Maintenance Staff Officer
- Gp CaptAir Head QuartersDelhi Director (Technical B)
16 Jun 1958 - 27 May 1960Gp CaptAir Head QuartersDelhi 
31 May 1960 - Gp CaptHALBangalore 
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