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Squadron Leader Charles Alfred Nicholas

Service No & Branch 2771 GD(P)
Date of Birth: 26 Aug 1920 Commissioned: 20 Dec 1943 Course: 20 Course
Service End: Retired on 01 Apr 1966 Voluntary Retirement Flying Hours : 4466 Nick Name : Nick
Qualifications Held :
Remarks : Civilian Flying after 1966 . Stint with Yemen Air Force (1981-82). Total Flying hours when flying career ended 18,111 hours
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Fg Offr : 20 Dec 1944Flt Lt : 20 Dec 1948Sqn Ldr : 01 Apr 1955
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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

19 Nov 1944 - 23 May 1946Plt OffrNo.9 Squadron Squadron Pilot
24 Jun 1946 - 24 Aug 1946Fg OffrNo.8 SquadronKolar Squadron Pilot
09 Sep 1946 - 01 Nov 1946Fg OffrNo.6 Squadron Squadron Pilot To 355MU
11 May 1947 - Fg OffrNo.7 Squadron Squadron Pilot Fm 355MU
24 Jun 1950 - 11 Sep 1952Flt LtNo.12 SquadronAgra Squadron Pilot
12 Sep 1952 - 06 Dec 1952Flt LtNo.3 Air Force AcademyCoimbatore 
07 Dec 1952 - 30 Jun 1953Flt LtNo.12 SquadronAgra Squadron Pilot
01 Jul 1953 - 06 Jan 1957Sqn LdrNo.5 SquadronPoona Squadron Pilot
07 Jan 1957 - 22 Dec 1957Sqn LdrInspection Dte E-in-C BraDelhi 
31 Dec 1957 - 29 Dec 1958Sqn Ldr1 Aircraft Staging PostCarnicobar Station Commander
02 Jan 1960 - 19 Aug 1960Sqn Ldr4 NCC Circle (Bengal)Calcutta 
20 Aug 1960 - 09 Oct 1960Sqn LdrNo.11 SquadronBarrackpore Squadron Pilot
10 Oct 1960 - Sqn Ldr10 WingJorhat 
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