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Wing Commander Kaup Mohandas Kamath

Service No & Branch 3656 GD(P)

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Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 03 Sep 1949 Course: 49/50 Course
Service End: Retired on 15 Jul 1967 Released to Air India
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Flt Lt : 03 Sep 1954Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1966
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
03 Oct 1954 - Flt LtGov of MadrasMadras Aide De Camp
17 Jun 1961 - 23 Jan 1962Sqn LdrNo.48 SquadronBarrackpore Commanding Officer
28 Apr 1964 - 28 Feb 1966Sqn LdrNo.48 SquadronBarrackpore Commanding Officer
26 Feb 1966 - 14 Jul 1966Wg CdrAirHQ Communications SquadronPalam Commanding Officer
11 Jul 1966 - 15 Jul 1967Wg CdrAir India Pilot
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Vayu Sena Medal
Sqn LdrKaup Mohandas Kamath3656 GD(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1964
Details :

Squadron Leader Kaup Mohandas Kamath is a very experienced transport pilot. In addition to his normal duties as a Squadron Commander, he has also acted as an instructor and an examinaer. In the former capacity he has trained almost all the pilots now posted to NO.6 Wing and in the latter he examined more than fifteen Dakota crews in one year. He cheerfully undertook the latter duty in addition to his normal assignment.

Squadron Leader Kamath has shown exceptional devotion to duty and leadership of a high order.

Unit :
Reference : Gazette of India 1st February 1964 - No.20 - Pres/64 dated 26th January 1964.
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