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Group Captain George Henry King

Service No & Branch 2386 GD(P)
Date of Birth: 14 Sep 1923 Commissioned: 29 Mar 1943 Course: 16 Course
Service End: Retired on 12 Dec 1966 Voluntary Retirement Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks : ATW Jamnagar
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 29 Mar 1944Flt Lt : 15 Aug 1948Sqn Ldr : 01 Apr 1953Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1962
Acting Gp Capt : 15 Jan 1964
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

03 Sep 1944 - 25 Jan 1946Plt OffrNo.4 SquadronCox Bazar Squadron Pilot
27 Jan 1946 - Fg OffrNo.3 Squadron Squadron Pilot
18 Jul 1952 - 05 Oct 1953Sqn LdrNo.10 SquadronPalam Commanding Officer
11 Jan 1957 - 01 Nov 1957Sqn LdrAircraft Storage DepotSulur Commanding Officer
- 01 Dec 1957Wg Cdr7 WingAmbala Officer in Charge Flying
17 Aug 1959 - 12 Oct 1959Wg CdrAir Head QuartersDelhi 
12 Oct 1959 - Wg Cdr1 Tactical Air CenterJullunder 
15 Jan 1964 - 09 Oct 1966Gp CaptArmament Training WingJamnagar Station Commander
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Accidents and Incidents: 6

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
14 Mar 1944HurricaneHW598Plt Offr King
151OTUFL after engine cut.
15 Dec 1944Hurricane IICLD183Fg Offr G H King
4 SqnForcelanded at NIHLA
28 Dec 1944Hurricane IICLD844Fg Offr G H King
4 Sqnengine trouble. Coul
06 Feb 1945Hurricane IICFg Offr G H King
4 SqnOvershot runway at I
06 Jul 1947Tempest IIPR586Fg Offr George Henry King
AFS(I)ac swung to port at
19 Jan 1954Tempest IISqn Ldr George Henry King
10 SqnPilot OK
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