Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Air Commodore Evans Lionel Birch

Service No & Branch 3487 F(P)
Date of Birth: 23 Oct 1927 Commissioned: 17 May 1948 Course: 44 Course
Service End: Retired on 01 May 1977 Died on 30 Jul 1989 (62 Years age)
Qualifications Held : Instructor Rating: A1
Remarks : 17Sqn(56)
Promotions Gazetted
Flt Lt : 17 May 1953Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1966Acting Gp Capt : 22 Apr 1967Gp Capt : 01 Apr 1970
Acting Air Cmde : 31 Jan 1973Air Cmde : 01 Oct 1974
Training and Other Courses Attended
19 DSSC (Wg Cdr) - 02 Mar 1965
Badges Qualified
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Flt Lt

Air Cmde
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 1953 - 01 Jan 1956Flt LtFlying Instructors SchoolTambaram Flying Instructor
- 07 Aug 1958Sqn LdrAir Head QuartersDelhi 
01 Aug 1961 - Sqn LdrAir Force Flying CollegeJodhpur Chief Flying Instructor
10 Mar 1965 - 22 Apr 1967Wg CdrFlying Instructors SchoolTambaram Commanding Officer
- 01 Dec 1970Gp CaptAir Head QuartersDelhi Joint Director (Air Defence)
23 Apr 1967 - 26 Sep 1967Gp Capt5 Tactical Air CenterTezpur Commanding Officer
27 Sep 1967 - 21 Dec 1969Gp CaptAFS KumbhigramKumbhigram Station Commander
- 01 Dec 1976Air CmdeAir Head QuartersDelhi Director (Air Defence)
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