Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Wing Commander Jal Rustom Sorab Dantra

Service No & Branch 2074 GD(P) (Orig: GD(O))
Date of Birth: 17 Sep 1918 Commissioned: 31 Aug 1942 Course:
Service End: Died in Service 03 Apr 1949 (31 Years age) Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks : Sgt Pilot in RAF . Later transferred to IAF .K in B-24 Ground Accident.
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 01 Mar 1943Flt Lt : 15 Aug 1948
Badges Qualified
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Sqn Ldr
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

07 Dec 1942 - 01 Mar 1943Plt OffrNo.22 Anti-Aircraft Co-Operation UnitDrigh Road Fm UK
09 Jan 1945 - 24 Oct 1945Fg OffrNo.2 SquadronMambur Sqn Pliot Fm 151OTU
24 Oct 1945 - Flt LtAir Head QuartersDelhi F/L (GTO) 57 SS Board
21 Nov 1945 - 23 Feb 1946Flt LtNo.10 Squadron Adjutant
13 Mar 1946 - 23 May 1947Flt LtNo.12 Squadron Adjutant
27 May 1947 - 12 Aug 1947Sqn LdrNo.6 SquadronMauripur Supy
15 Aug 1947 - 01 Mar 1948Sqn LdrAir Head QuartersDelhi Staff Officer to Air Marshal Commanding
01 Mar 1948 - 21 Jun 1948Sqn LdrAir Head QuartersDelhi SO to CAS & AMC
22 Jun 1948 - 31 Oct 1948Sqn LdrAir Head QuartersDelhi SO to CAS & C-in-C RIAF
05 Nov 1948 - 04 Apr 1949Sqn LdrNo.5 SquadronPune Commanding Officer
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