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Air Commodore Kidar Nath Chawla

Service No & Branch 2076 ENG

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Date of Birth: 18 Oct 1913 Commissioned: 26 Aug 1942 Course:
Service End: Retired on 13 Oct 1970 Superannuated Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Plt Offr : 16 Dec 1942Fg Offr : 16 Jun 1943Flt Lt : 01 Apr 1949Sqn Ldr : 20 Aug 1955
Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1959Acting Gp Capt : 16 Apr 1960Gp Capt : 01 Apr 1964Acting Air Cmde : 01 Apr 1968
Air Cmde : 01 Apr 1968
Training and Other Courses Attended
8 DSSC (Wg Cdr) - 06 Aug 1955
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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

01 May 1945 - 10 May 1945Fg OffrNo.3 SquadronSt Thomas Mt Engineering Officer
15 Aug 1947 - 19 Sep 1948Sqn LdrAir Head QuartersDelhi S/L (C Eng O)
20 Sep 1948 - 19 Sep 1948Sqn LdrAir Head QuartersDelhi W/C (Dy STSO)
- 15 Jun 1958Wg CdrAir Head QuartersDelhi 
16 Jun 1958 - Wg CdrAFS HyderabadBegumpet 
03 Mar 1963 - 14 Jan 1964Gp CaptCentral Air CommandCalcutta Senior Maintenance Staff Officer
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