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Group Captain Arjan Dev Ralli

Service No & Branch 4027 F(P) (Orig: GD(P))
Date of Birth: 06 Jan 1928 Commissioned: 19 Jan 1951 Course: 54 Course
Service End: Retired on 31 Jan 1978 Superannuated Died on 21 Sep 2016 (88 Years age) Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 19 Jan 1952Flt Lt : 19 Jan 1956Sqn Ldr : 19 Jan 1962Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1967
Gp Capt : 01 Oct 1973
Training and Other Courses Attended
19 DSSC (Sqn Ldr) - 02 Mar 1965
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 Oct 1951 - 15 Sep 1952Plt OffrAirHQ Communications SquadronPalam Squadron Pilot
16 Sep 1952 - Fg OffrNo.12 SquadronAgra Squadron Pilot
- Wg CdrNo.42 Squadron Commanding Officer
01 Dec 1965 - 01 May 1968Wg CdrAircrew Examination BoardHindon Commanding Officer
26 Dec 1968 - 28 Dec 1971Wg CdrNo.48 SquadronBarrackpore Commanding Officer
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal
Sqn LdrArjan Dev Ralli4027 GD(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1964
Details :

Squadron Leader Arjan Dev Ralli has been engaged in transport support operations in J & K area since October 1961. During his operational tours he has executed nearly 950 landings at forward airfields and advanced landing grounds.

He has utilized his experience in formulating data for the safe operation of different types of aircraft and has impaired flying instruction to innumerable pilots on these machines. This has supplemented considerably the operational aircrew strength of the Air Force and contributed in large measure ot the capacity of the transport squadrons.

Throughout, Squadron Leader Ralli has displayed courage determination and professional skill of a high order.

Unit : 44 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India 1st February 1964 - No.20 - Pres/64 dated 26th January 1964.
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