|Service No & Branch||5928 F(N)|
|Date of Birth: 09 Aug 1938||Commissioned: 28 May 1960||Course: 17 NAV Course||Entry Mode : Airmen|
|Service End:||Retired on 31 Aug 1988 Died on 30 Dec 2000 (62 Years age)|
|Qualifications Held :|
|Remarks :||nstructor at Nav School in Begumpet and did a course with RAF in UK in 1967. He went on to serve in 6 Sqn, 35 Sqn|
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|- 31 Aug 1988||Gp Capt||Training Command||Bangalore||Senior Personnel Staff Officer|
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|Flt Lt||Gangadhar Ranganath Railkar||5928 GD(N)||Award Date 22 Sep 1965||Announced 15 Aug 1966|
|Details :|| |
Flight Lieutenant Gangadhar Rangnath Railkar has been a navigator in a Photo Reconnaissance Squadron since 1962. During the September 1965, operations, he undertook several missions and obtained vital information about the enemy dispositions. He always volunteered for the most difficult sorties and flew several operational missions. The valuable information, which he brought by making reconnaissance flights contributed to a large extent towards our planning and successful execution of operations.
Throughout, Flight Lieutenant Gangadhar Rangnath Railkar displayed exemplary courage and professional skill of a high order.
|Unit : 106 Sqn|
|Reference : Gazette of India , 8th October 1966 - No.72 - Pres/66 dated 30th September 1966|