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Group Captain John Frederick Shukla

Service No & Branch 2458 GD(P)

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Date of Birth: 27 Apr 1921 Commissioned: 27 Jun 1943 Course: 17 Course
Service End: Retired on 17 Dec 1969 Voluntary Retirement Nick Name :
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Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 27 Jun 1944Flt Lt : 15 Aug 1948Sqn Ldr : 01 Jul 1953Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1961
Acting Gp Capt : 08 Aug 1963Gp Capt : 01 Oct 1965
Training and Other Courses Attended
5 DSSC (Sqn Ldr) - 01 Apr 1952
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 Jul 1944 - 05 Sep 1945Plt OffrNo.3 SquadronKohat Squadron Pilot
06 Sep 1945 - 31 Aug 1946Fg OffrNo.9 Squadron Squadron Pilot RAF Peshawar
- 23 Nov 1947Flt LtAdvanced Flying School (India)Ambala To AFS Jodhpur
15 Jan 1948 - 25 Sep 1949Flt LtNo.101 PR FlightPalam Commanding Officer
26 Sep 1949 - 31 Mar 1950Flt LtNo.101 PR UnitPalam Commanding Officer
01 Apr 1950 - 01 Sep 1951Flt LtNo.101 SquadronPalam Commanding Officer
01 Jan 1951 - 01 Jan 1954Sqn LdrAlpha Sqn, National Defence AcademyKhadakvasla Squadron Commander
- 15 Apr 1960Wg Cdr6 WingBarrackpore 
14 Oct 1957 - 22 Aug 1959Wg CdrDefence Services Staff CollegeWellington Directing Staff
16 Apr 1960 - Wg CdrAir Head QuartersDelhi 
- Gp Capt11 WingTezpur Station Commander
15 Jul 1967 - 16 Aug 1969Gp Capt1 Tactical Air CenterJallandhar Commanding Officer
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Accidents and Incidents: 2

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
03 Mar 1944HurricaneZ4497Plt Offr Shukla
151OTUBL after forgetting
16 Mar 1944HurricaneZ4715Plt Offr Shukla
151OTUuc failed to lock do
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