Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?

Squadron Leader Duncan Mearns Cruickshank

Service No & Branch 5271 GD(P)
Date of Birth: 24 May 1936 Commissioned: 30 Nov 1956 Course: 70 Course
Service End: Retired on 11 Apr 1969 Died on 04 Feb 2022 (86 Years age)
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Flt Lt : 30 Nov 1961
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

04 May 1957 - 28 Sep 1957Plt OffrNo.20 SquadronHalwara Squadron Pilot
29 Sep 1957 - 22 Dec 1958Plt OffrNo.101 SquadronPalam Squadron Pilot
23 Dec 1958 - 14 Jun 1961Fg OffrNo.2 SquadronHalwara Squadron Pilot
01 Jun 1961 - 10 Dec 1961Flt LtFlying Instructors SchoolTambaram Flying Instructor
11 Dec 1961 - 15 Jul 1963Flt LtAir Force Flying CollegeJodhpur Flying Instructor
16 Jul 1963 - 08 Nov 1964Flt LtNo.2 Jet Training WingBidar Flying Instructor
09 Nov 1964 - 31 Mar 1966Flt LtNo.45 SquadronPoona Squadron Pilot
01 Apr 1966 - 07 Aug 1966Flt LtNo.221 SquadronPoona Flight Commander
08 Aug 1966 - 15 Nov 1966Sqn LdrJet Bomber Conversion UnitAgra Conversion
16 Nov 1966 - 09 Apr 1969Sqn LdrNo.35 SquadronAgra Squadron Pilot
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