Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Group Captain Leslie Desmond Chater

Service No & Branch 2468 ADM (Orig: A&SD)
Date of Birth: 25 Jul 1921 Commissioned: 13 Jun 1943 Course:
Service End: Retired on 21 Jul 1976 Superannuated Nick Name :
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Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 13 Jun 1944Flt Lt : 13 Jun 1949Sqn Ldr : 13 Jun 1956Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1966
Acting Gp Capt : 22 May 1972
Training and Other Courses Attended
10 DSSC (Flt Lt) - 14 Aug 1957
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

15 Aug 1947 - Flt LtAir Head QuartersDelhi F/L (PS3)
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vishist Seva Medal
Wg CdrLeslie Desmond Chater2468 ADMAward Date 26 Jan 1971Announced 26 Jan 1971
Details :

Wing Commander Leslie Desmond Chater (2468) Administrative and Special Duties was commissioned in the Indian Air Force in June 1943. During his long service career, he has held with distinction many important appointments, including those of the Senior Personnel Staff Officer of a Command Headquarters and the Senior Administrative Officer of a Group Headquarters. At present he is commanding a Ground Training School, where his work has been outstanding in every way. By his hard work, sound planning and meticulous care he has succeeded in bringing about conspicuous improvement in all facets of administration and the standard of training. He has displayed organizing ability and leadership and by his personal example has been an inspiration to his officers and men.

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Reference : GoI19710126
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