Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Air Commodore Ramdas Shivram Shipurkar

Service No & Branch 2177 GD(P)
Date of Birth: 13 Sep 1917 Commissioned: 09 Sep 1942 Course:
Service End: Retired on 27 Apr 1966 Voluntary Retirement Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 09 Mar 1943Acting Flt Lt : 10 Aug 1945Flt Lt : 15 Aug 1948Sqn Ldr : 15 Aug 1949
Wg Cdr : 01 May 1953Acting Gp Capt : 16 Jun 1958Gp Capt : 01 Apr 1962Acting Air Cmde : 10 Jun 1964
Training and Other Courses Attended
8 DSSC (Wg Cdr) - 06 Aug 1955
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

10 Dec 1942 - 30 Sep 1944Plt OffrNo.22 Anti-Aircraft Co-Operation UnitDrigh Road Fm UK To 151OTU Hurri
06 Mar 1945 - 30 Nov 1945Fg OffrNo.8 SquadronBaigachi Squadron Pilot Fm O T U
01 Dec 1945 - 02 Jan 1946Flt LtNo.8 SquadronBaigachi Adjutant
07 Jan 1946 - Flt LtNo.4 SquadronYelahanka Flight Commander
15 Aug 1947 - 30 Nov 1947Sqn LdrAir Head QuartersDelhi S/L (PS3)
08 Aug 1951 - 26 Sep 1954Sqn LdrNo.5 SquadronPune Commanding Officer
- 01 Dec 1955Wg CdrAir Head QuartersDelhi Deputy Director, Works
01 Jun 1959 - 03 Jul 1960Gp CaptAir Head QuartersDelhi Director, Personnel Officers
13 Jul 1960 - 18 Jun 1961Gp Capt4 WingAgra Station Commander
19 Jun 1961 - 28 Oct 1962Gp Capt5 Tactical Air CenterTezpur Commanding Officer
16 Apr 1963 - 09 Jun 1964Gp CaptAFS New DelhiRace Course Station Commander
10 Jun 1964 - 13 Sep 1965Air Cmde1 Air Defence AreaAmbala Air Officer Commanding
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Accidents and Incidents: 2

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
19 Feb 1943BattleĀ L5726Plt Offr R S Shipurkar
22AACUCrashed RAF Drigh Ro
04 Aug 1945Spitfire VIIIcMT557Fg Offr R S Shipurkar
8 Sqnovershot landing aft
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