Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Wing Commander Rabindar Nath Dogra

Service No & Branch 4725 F(P) (Orig: GD(P))
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 17 Jul 1954 Course: 63 Course
Service End: Retired on 16 Feb 1978 Nick Name :
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 17 Jul 1955Flt Lt : 17 Jul 1959Sqn Ldr : 17 Jul 1965Wg Cdr : 01 Apr 1974
Training and Other Courses Attended
5 JSW (Cadet) - 01 Dec 1952
Badges Qualified
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Wg Cdr
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 Dec 1967Sqn LdrNo.1 SquadronAdampur Flight Commander
- 01 Dec 1969Sqn LdrNo.45 SquadronChandigarh Flight Commander
12 Jun 1971 - 04 Dec 1973Wg CdrNo.3 SquadronPathankot/ Hindan Commanding Officer
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vir Chakra
Wg CdrRabindar Nath Dogra4725 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1972
Details :

During the hostilities with Pakistan in December, 1971, Wing Commander Ravindar Nath Dogra (4725) was in command of a Fighter-Bomber Squadron. He flew a number of missions deep into enemy territory which were heavily defended and often came back with a number of bullet holes in this aircraft. His fearlessness and personal example inspired confidence and courage amongst the pilots of his Squadron who volunteered for the hazardous missions and completed them with success.

Throughout the operations, Wing Commander Ravindar Nath Dogra displayed gallantry, leadership and flying skill of a high order.

Unit : 3 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India , 17th June 1972 - No.75 - Pres/72 dated 1st June 1972
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