Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Air Commodore Pothery Charuvary Ramachandran

Service No & Branch 3514 GD(P)
Date of Birth: 18 Oct 1918 Commissioned: 01 Sep 1948 Course: 45 Course
Service End: Retired on 30 Sep 1970 Died on 20 Feb 2004 (86 Years age)
Qualifications Held :
Remarks : doc RAF 26-4-1941 psc. Sn - 6653, Relinquished as F/L
Promotions Gazetted
Acting Sqn Ldr : 15 Feb 1949Sqn Ldr : 15 Aug 1948Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1952Acting Gp Capt : 19 Jun 1961
Gp Capt : 01 Apr 1962Acting Air Cmde : 15 Jan 1964Air Cmde : 01 Oct 1965
Training and Other Courses Attended
7 DSSC (Wg Cdr) - 31 Jul 1954
Badges Qualified
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Sqn Ldr

Wg Cdr

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 Dec 1952Sqn LdrNo.2 Air Force AcademyJodhpur Chief Instructor
07 Aug 1951 - 20 Sep 1953Wg CdrAirHQ Communications SquadronPalam Commanding Officer
01 Feb 1957 - 01 May 1959Wg Cdr10 WingJorhat Station Commander
18 Jun 1961 - 16 Apr 1963Gp CaptAFS New DelhiRace Course Station Commander
24 Apr 1963 - 14 Jan 1964Gp CaptArmament Training WingJamnagar Station Commander
12 Aug 1966 - 10 Dec 1967Air CmdeAdvance HQ, Operational CommandSimla Air Officer Commanding
15 Dec 1967 - 30 Sep 1970Air CmdeJoint Air Warfare SchoolSecunderabad Commandant
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 2
Air Force Cross
Flt LtPothery Charuvary Ramachandran3514 GD(P)Award Date Announced 01 Jan 1945
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Mention in Despatches
Air CmdePothery Charuvary Ramachandran3514 GD(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1966
Details : Citation / Details Not Available
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Reference : Gazette of India , 5th November 1966 - No.77 - Pres/66 dated 27th October 1966
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