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Wing Commander George Victor Francis

Service No & Branch 2925 GD(P)
Date of Birth: 09 Jul 1918 Commissioned: 05 Jun 1944 Course: 24 Course
Service End: Retired on 09 Jul 1966 Superannuated Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Plt Offr : 05 Dec 1944Flt Lt : 05 Jun 1949Sqn Ldr : 01 Jul 1955Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1964
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

07 Apr 1945 - 14 Jun 1946Plt OffrNo.3 SquadronSt Thomas Mt Squadron Pilot To UK
01 Jan 1949 - 01 Jan 1950Flt LtFlying Instructors SchoolAmbala Flying Instructor
01 Aug 1949 - 07 Dec 1949Flt LtAirHQ Communications SquadronPalam Squadron Pilot
08 Dec 1949 - Flt LtOps Command Comm FltDelhi 
26 Apr 1954 - 02 Apr 1956Sqn LdrNo.16 SquadronPune Commanding Officer
- 01 Dec 1962Wg CdrTransport Training WingBegumpet Chief Instructor
15 Jan 1964 - 29 Apr 1966Wg Cdr23 WingJammu Station Commander
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Accidents and Incidents: 2

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
02 Mar 1946Spitfire VIIIMT739Plt Offr G V Francis
3 Sqn15m S of Kolar ac ca
01 Jan 1951DevonHW-202Flt Lt George Victor Francis
Plt Offr Samuel Venkata Rao
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