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Group Captain Shiv Prakash Sabharwal

Service No & Branch 4413 F(P)

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Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 17 Jan 1953 Course: 59 Course
Service End: Retired on 28 Sep 1980 Voluntary Retirement
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 17 Jan 1954Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1970Acting Gp Capt : 20 Jun 1977Gp Capt : 01 Apr 1978
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

17 May 1970 - 07 Dec 1973Wg CdrNo.12 SquadronAgra Commanding Officer
15 Sep 1975 - 14 Jun 1977Wg Cdr23 WingJammu Station Commander
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Ati Vishist Seva Medal
Wg CdrShiv Prakash Sabharwal4413 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1972Announced 26 Jan 1972
Details :

Wing Commander Shiv Prakash Sabharwal was commissioned in the flying Branch of the Air Force in January, 1953. He has served in several transport squadrons of the Air Force, and is a qualified flying instructor. He has been the Commander of a Radar Unit and is at present commanding a transport squadron. He has consistently maintained a very high standard of operational efficiency in the personnel of his squadron, and has set a very high example by his own professional knowledge. During the recent conflict with Pakistan, he was the commander of a force of Packet aircraft. He quickly moulded this force into an effective entity. He personally led two missions over Bangladesh. In these two operations, he went without rest for 34 hours.

Throughout, Wing Commander Shiv Prakash Sabharwal has rendered distinguished service of an exceptional order.

Unit : 12 Sqn
Reference : GoI19720126
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