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Group Captain Allan David Alley

Service No & Branch 4975 F(P) Stream :Fighters
Date of Birth: 12 Sep 1934 Commissioned: 08 Oct 1955 Course: 66 Course
Service End: Retired on 30 Sep 1980 Voluntary Retirement Died on 30 Apr 2020 (86 Years age)
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Wg Cdr : 01 Oct 1975Gp Capt : 01 Nov 1978
Training and Other Courses Attended
7 JSW (Cadet) - 01 Dec 1953
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 Apr 1962Flt LtNo.29 SquadronTezpur Flight Commander
- 31 Aug 1967Sqn LdrTarget Towing FlightJamnagar Commanding Officer
- 01 Dec 1969Sqn LdrAir Head QuartersDelhi Assistant Director, Weapons
01 Dec 1968 - 01 Dec 1971Sqn LdrNo.7 Squadron Flight Commander
- Wg Cdr32 WingJodhpur Chief Operations Officer
01 Jan 1974 - 31 Mar 1975Wg Cdr1 WingSrinagar Officer in Charge Flying
28 Apr 1975 - 22 Apr 1978Wg CdrNo.30 SquadronTezpur Commanding Officer
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vir Chakra
Sqn LdrAllan David Alley4975 F(P)Award Date 06 Dec 1971Announced 26 Jan 1972
Details :

During the operations against Pakistan in December, 1971, as a Flight Commander of a Fighter Bomber Squadron, Squadron Leader Allan David Alley flew 15 operational missions in close support of our ground force, interdiction and offensive strike. Between 4th December and 6th December he led strike missions in the Eastern Sector in Saidpur area and destroyed three steamers and four trains. He also extensively damaged three marshalling yards and destroyed four bridges and four enemy bunkers. In the Western Sector he flew as a Deputy Leader in a strike mission over Sialkot and Wazirabad marshalling yards. In spite of heavy enemy ground fire he caused serious damage to the marshalling yards.

Throughout, Squadron Leader Allan David Alley displayed gallantry, professional skill and devotion to duty of a high order.

Unit : 7 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India , 29th July 1972 - No.92 - Pres/72 dated 18th July 1972
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