Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Air Commodore Venkataraman Srinivas Iyer

Service No & Branch 4330 F(N)
Date of Birth: 12 Dec 1929 Commissioned: 26 Jul 1952 Course: 5 NAV Course
Service End: Retired on 31 Dec 1983 Superannuated Died on 21 Jul 2012 (83 Years age)
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 26 Jul 1953Sqn Ldr : 26 Jul 1963Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1969Gp Capt : 01 Apr 1976
Acting Air Cmde : 26 Mar 1979Air Cmde : 18 Sep 1979
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

15 Mar 1976 - 19 Jun 1978Gp Capt6 WingBarrackpore Station Commander
02 Jan 1979 - 09 Sep 1979Air CmdeAdvance HQ, Eastern Air CommandCalcutta Air Officer Commanding
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vishist Seva Medal
Wg CdrVenkataraman Srinivas Iyer4330 F(N)Award Date 22 Jun 1972Announced 22 Jun 1972
Details :

Wing Commander Venkatraman Srinivas Iyer during Indo-Pak operations of 1971 helped in the planning of air support to the Navy and contributed significantly to the success of maritime air operations.

Awarded the Vishisht Seva Medal for professional skill and distinguished service of a high order.

Unit : MAO
Reference : GoI19720622No85
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