Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Pilot Officer Cherala Raghava Rao

Service No & Branch Not Issued GD(P)

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Date of Birth: 22 May 1917 Commissioned: 07 Mar 1941 Course: 7 Course Entry Mode : IAFVR
Service End: Died in Service 04 Sep 1941 (24 Years age)
Qualifications Held :
Remarks : k in Crash
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.

Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
04 Sep 1941Audax (India)K5229Sgt Harry Renton Harvey +
Plt Offr Cherala Raghava Rao +
1SFTSFirst fatality of SF
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