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Wing Commander Melville Vivian Ducasse

Service No & Branch 3236 GD(P)

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Date of Birth: 24 Apr 1926 Commissioned: 17 Sep 1945 Course: 35 Course
Service End: Retired on 24 Dec 1966 Voluntary Retirement Died on 31 Dec 1993 (67 Years age) Nick Name :
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Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 17 Sep 1946Flt Lt : 17 Sep 1950Sqn Ldr : 11 May 1957Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1964
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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

15 Nov 1946 - 31 Jul 1947Acting Plt OffrNo.2 SquadronKohat Squadron Pilot Fm RAFAmb To RAFPoona
01 Nov 1946 - 15 Nov 1946Fg OffrRAF Station KohatKohat To 2Sqn
01 Jan 1965 - 01 Jul 1965Wg Cdr2 Tactical Air CenterBareilly Commanding Officer
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Accidents and Incidents: 2

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
14 Jan 1947Spitfire VIIIcMT828Plt Offr M U Ducase
2 SqnKohat - tyre Burst o
14 Sep 1948Tempest IIFg Offr Melville Vivian Ducasse
3 SqnHyd Ops Sortie to Ho
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