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Wing Commander Percy Edward Harrington

Service No & Branch 3239 GD(P)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 17 Sep 1945 Course: 35 Course
Service End: Retired on 15 Feb 1967 Voluntary Retirement Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 17 Sep 1946Flt Lt : 17 Sep 1950Sqn Ldr : 11 May 1957Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1964
Training and Other Courses Attended
18 DSSC (Wg Cdr) - 31 Jul 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

01 Jan 1947 - 15 Jul 1947Plt OffrNo.9 Squadron Squadron Pilot Fm RAF Amb
15 Jul 1947 - Plt OffrNo.2 SquadronPoona Sqn Pliot
- 01 Sep 1957Sqn LdrJaipur Commanding Officer
- 05 Jan 1961Sqn LdrAir Head QuartersDelhi 
02 Apr 1962 - 01 Feb 1963Sqn LdrNo.59 SquadronJorhat/ Dinjan Commanding Officer
- 01 Dec 1965Wg Cdr3 WingPalam (Delhi) Officer in Charge Flying
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Mention in Despatches
Wg CdrPercy Edward Harrington3239 GD(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1966
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
Unit :
Reference : Gazette of India , 5th November 1966 - No.77 - Pres/66 dated 27th October 1966

Accidents and Incidents: 2

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
17 Dec 1946Spitfire XIVeTZ185Plt Offr P E Harrington
AFS(I)engine cut on apprac
26 Oct 1949Tempest IIHA-444Fg Offr Percy Edward Harrington
1 BRDBelly landed - Under
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