Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Group Captain Bhupendra Nath Misra

Service No & Branch 4079 F(P) (Orig: GD(P))

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Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 28 Feb 1951 Course:
Service End: Retired on 31 Dec 1980 Superannuated Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 28 Feb 1952Flt Lt : 28 Feb 1956Sqn Ldr : 28 Feb 1962Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1968
Acting Gp Capt : 07 Jan 1974Gp Capt : 01 Apr 1975
Training and Other Courses Attended
16 NDC (Gp Capt) - 27 Nov 1976
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

29 Jan 1968 - 28 Sep 1970Wg CdrNo.1 SquadronAdampur Commanding Officer
14 Nov 1973 - 03 Jan 1976Gp Capt15 WingBareilly Station Commander
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal
Wg Cdr Bhupendra Nath Misra4079 GD(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1970
Details :

Wing Commander Bhupendera Nath Misra has been in command of a Fighter Squadron in the Indian Air Force for the last 18 months. During this period, the Squadron has carried out extensive training and has participated creditably in all the exercises held by Headquarters, Western Air Command. The Squadron was assessed as the best of its type in the Command for the year 1968-69. The enthusiasm and the sense of purpose created by this officer amongst the personnel of his Squadron helped him to set up a record in getting the entire Squadron instrument rated for the first time. The present high state of operational readiness of the Squadron is due to the personal example set by the officer.

Throughout. Wing Commander Bhupendera Nath Misra displayed courage and professional skill.

Unit : 1 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India dated 25th April 1970 - No.16 - Pres/70 dated 26th January 1970

Accidents and Incidents: 4

DateAircraft TypeTail NoPilot/CrewUnitRemarks
03 Jan 1952Tempest IIPlt Offr Bhupendra Nath Misra
06 Mar 1952Tempest IIPlt Offr Bhupendra Nath Misra
22 Aug 1952Tempest IIFg Offr Bhupendra Nath Misra
Pilot OK
06 Oct 1952Tempest IIFg Offr Bhupendra Nath Misra
Pilot OK
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