Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Group Captain Manohar Laxman Kolhatkar

Service No & Branch 3378 F(N) (Orig: GD(N))
Date of Birth: 08 Dec 1923 Commissioned: 06 Oct 1946 Course: 1 Willingale Course
Service End: Retired on 01 Dec 1971 Voluntary Retirement Died on 20 Dec 1983 (60 Years age) Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks : 5Sqn(Congo)
Promotions Gazetted
Plt Offr : 01 Feb 1947Fg Offr : 06 Oct 1947Flt Lt : 06 Oct 1951Sqn Ldr : 06 Oct 1957
Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1965Acting Gp Capt : 11 Jan 1967
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 - 31 Dec 1950Plt OffrNo.12 SquadronAgra Squadron Navigator
01 Dec 1948 - Fg OffrAirHQ Communications SquadronPalam Squadron Navigator
01 Jan 1951 - 31 Dec 1954Fg OffrNavigation and Signals SchoolJodhpur QNI
01 Jan 1955 - 31 Dec 1957Flt LtNo.6 SquadronPune/ Nagpur Squadron Navigator
01 Jan 1958 - 31 Dec 1962Sqn LdrNo.5 SquadronAgra Squadron Navigator
01 Jan 1963 - 31 Dec 1966Wg CdrHigh Commission of India, United KingdomLondon Deputy Air Advisor
11 Jan 1967 - 04 Apr 1969Gp Capt1 Air Force Selection BoardDehradun President
01 May 1969 - 01 Dec 1971Gp Capt3 Tactical Air CenterSiliguri Commanding Officer
04 Jan 1971 - 15 Jun 1971Gp Capt4 Air Force Selection BoardVaranasi President
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