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Flying Officer Sukumar Krishna Mukerjee

Service No & Branch 2359 GD(P)

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Date of Birth: 12 Jan 1921 Commissioned: 29 Mar 1943 Course: 16 Course
Service End: Died in Service 09 Jan 1946 (25 Years age) Natural Causes Nick Name :
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Fg Offr : 29 Mar 1944
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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 Jan 1944 - 30 Nov 1945Plt OffrNo.9 SquadronBhopal Squadron Pilot From 151OTU
01 Dec 1945 - 09 Jan 1946Fg OffrIndian Air Force Demonstration FlightKohat Squadron Pilot
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Distinguished Flying Cross
Fg Offr  Sukumar Krishna Mukerjee2359 GD(P)Award Date Announced 02 Oct 1945
Details : Flying Officer Mukerjee has proven himself a keen and efficient member of a squadron which has completed many successful missions. His determination to press home his attacks against any opposition, together with his keenness and devotion to duty has set an inspiring example to all.
Unit : 9 Squadron
Reference : London Gazette 37291 dated 2 Oct 1945, Page 4859 Citation in Air Ministry Bulletin 19829. (Citation Courtesy: Hugh Halliday)

Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
09 Jan 1946SpitfireFg Offr S K Mukerjee DFC +
IAFDFNo, not quite forgot
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