Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Flying Officer Khemendra Nath Kak

Service No & Branch 2004 GD(P)
Date of Birth: 22 Nov 1924 Commissioned: 28 Sep 1942 Course: 14 Course
Service End: Died in Service 04 Jun 1945 (21 Years age) Aircraft Loss Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Plt Offr : 28 Mar 1943Fg Offr : 28 Sep 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

14 Mar 1943 - 30 May 1943Acting Plt OffrNo.22 Anti-Aircraft Co-Operation UnitDrigh Road Fm 1SFTSAmb To 151OTU
02 Sep 1943 - 04 Jun 1945Plt OffrNo.1 SquadronKohat Squadron Pilot Fm Risalpur
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 2
Mentioned in Dispatches
Fg OffrKhemendra Nath Kak2004 GD(P)Award Date 01 Jan 1945Announced 01 Jan 1945
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
Unit : 1 Sqn
Reference : London Gazette 36866 pub 29 Dec 1944
Distinguished Flying Cross
Fg OffrKhemendra Nath Kak2004 GD(P)Award Date Announced 03 Apr 1945
Details : Flying Officer Kak has accomplished his duties as tactical reconnaissance pilot with skill, courage and devotion to duty of a high order. He has achieved excellent results and brought back valuable information despite the monsoon weather and mountainous terrain.
Unit : 1 Squadron
Reference : London Gazette 37012 dated 3 April 45, Page 1784. Citation in Air Ministry Bulletin 18150. (Citation Courtesy: Hugh Halliday)

Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
04 Jun 1945Hurricane IICLD414Fg Offr Khemendra Nath Kak +
1 SqnCrashed during auth
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