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Wing Commander Rattan Singh Dhindsa

Service No & Branch 2541 ADM
Date of Birth: 01 Apr 1920 Commissioned: 12 Aug 1943 Course:
Service End: Retired on 28 Mar 1972 Voluntary Retirement Died on 01 Sep 1983 (63 Years age)
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 12 Aug 1944Flt Lt : 12 Aug 1949Wg Cdr : 12 Aug 1967
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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

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
- 19 Jan 1956Flt Lt3 Ground Training School 
20 Jan 1956 - 02 Dec 1956Flt LtAir Head QuartersDelhi 
- 05 Apr 1959Sqn LdrAir Head QuartersDelhi 
06 Apr 1959 - Sqn LdrAFS HyderabadBegumpet 
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Vishist Seva Medal
Wg CdrRattan Singh Dhindsa2541 ADMAward Date 22 Jun 1972Announced 22 Jun 1972
Details :

Wing Commander Rattan Singh Dhindsa has held a number of important appointments during his long service career. During the Indo-Pak hostilities of 1971, he arranged movement of men and material at a very short notice and worked round the clock to accomplish the task.

Awarded Vishisht Seva Medal for professional ability and devotion to duty.

Unit : AHQ
Reference : GoI19720622No85
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