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Air Commodore Rajinder Nath Bakshi

Service No & Branch 2194 ADM (Orig: A&SD)
Date of Birth: 01 Oct 1922 Commissioned: 05 Feb 1943 Course:
Service End: Retired on 17 Jun 1977 Removed
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 05 Feb 1944Sqn Ldr : 05 Feb 1956Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1965Acting Gp Capt : 22 May 1972
Acting Air Cmde : 01 Jul 1975Air Cmde : 01 Apr 1976
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Air Cmde
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

15 Jul 1947 - Fg OffrNo.2 SquadronPoona Sqn Pliot Fm RAFAmb
- 31 Jan 1963Sqn LdrAir Head QuartersDelhi 
01 Feb 1963 - Sqn Ldr2 PSC 
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 2
Mentioned in Dispatches
Plt OffrRajinder Nath Bakshi2194 A&SDAward Date 01 Jan 1945Announced 01 Jan 1945
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
Unit :
Reference : London Gazette 36866 pub 29 Dec 1944
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Air CmdeRajinder Nath Bakshi2194 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1976Announced 26 Jan 1976
Details :

Air Commodore Rajinder Nath Bakshi was commissioned in the Indian Air Force in February, 1943. As early 1945, he was mentioned in dispatches for his valuable service to the Air Force. In his long career, he has held key staff appointments as Command Organisation and Works Officer and as Senior Personnel Staff Officer with distinction at Headquarters Maintenance and Eastern Air Commands during their formative stages. As Command Organisation and Works officer at Headquarters Maintenance Command, he was largely responsible for the planning and execution of major works services at the various units and stations under the command. He made similar notable contribution, subsequently, as command Organization and works Officer, to the Stations under Headquarters Eastern Air Command. He was appointed bear his qualities of exceptional zeal, drive and devotion to duty, and succeeded in inculcating a new spirit in the functioning of the Provost Organisation in the Air Force. He has personally conducted various enquiries on very complicated and delicate problems with integrity, tack and high sense of duty and brought them to successful conclusion in a most commendable and exemplary manner.

Throughout, Air Commodore Rajinder Nath Bakshi has rendered distinguished services of an exceptional order.

Unit :
Reference : GoI19760126
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