Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Group Captain Palokat John Mathews

Service No & Branch 2387 GD(P)
Date of Birth: 25 May 1915 Commissioned: 29 Mar 1943 Course: 16 Course
Service End: Retired on 24 May 1965 Superannuated Nick Name : Buddha Mathews
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 29 Mar 1944Flt Lt : 15 Aug 1948Sqn Ldr : 01 Apr 1953Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1961
Acting Gp Capt : 22 Jun 1963
Training and Other Courses Attended
7 DSSC (Sqn Ldr) - 31 Jul 1954
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

01 Apr 1945 - 31 May 1946Fg OffrNo.7 Squadron Squadron Pilot To PHU
- 01 Dec 1955Wg CdrNo.1 Air Force CollegeSecunderabad Chief Instructor
01 Aug 1958 - 29 Sep 1959Wg Cdr12 NCC Circle (Andhra)Secunderabad Commander
20 Jun 1963 - 06 Jul 1965Gp CaptPilot Training EstablishmentBamrauli Commandant
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Accidents and Incidents: 1

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
20 May 1945Hurricane IICLD680Fg Offr P J Mathews
7 SqnFTR from sortie, Pil
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