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Group Captain Harpal Singh Bedi

Service No & Branch 5595 F(P)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 19 Dec 1958 Course: 73 Course
Service End: Retired on 31 Jul 1992 TBD
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Gp Capt : 28 May 1985
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

03 Sep 1964 - 04 Apr 1967Flt LtHQ Maintenance Command Communication FlightNagpur Officer in Charge
- Sqn LdrNo.2 Target Tug Unit Commanding Officer
02 Apr 1973 - 02 Dec 1973Sqn LdrNo.109 Helicopter UnitJammu Commanding Officer
- Gp Capt1 Aircraft Staging PostCarnicobar Station Commander
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry)
Flt LtHarpal Singh Bedi5595 GD(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1964
Details :

Flying Officer Harpal Singh Bedi has been operating with a transport Squadron in Jammu and Kashmir area since 1959. Though relatively junior in service, he has to his credit about 1100 hours of operational flying. During the operations occasioned by the recent Chinese aggression on our northern borders, he flew as many as 100 hours in one month on air transport operations.

Flying Officer Bedi carried out all tasks assigned to him efficiently and displayed professional skill, courage and devotion to duty of a high order.

Unit : 43 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India 1st February 1964 - No.20 - Pres/64 dated 26th January 1964.
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