Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Pilot Officer Dattatreya Anant Samant

Service No & Branch Not Issued GD(P)
Date of Birth: 06 Jan 1917 Commissioned: 14 Nov 1939 Course: 1 Course
Service End: Retired on 30 Sep 1940 Resigned and Joined RAF
Qualifications Held :
Remarks : Date of exit estimated. Joined RAF in UK 1941-11-01 RAF108957
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.

Accidents and Incidents: 2

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
16 Mar 1940Wapiti IIAK1389Plt Offr D A Samant
FTSCr Risalpur, Heavy L
15 Apr 1940Hart (India)K2090Plt Offr D A Samant
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