Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?


Squadron Leader Krishna Viswanath Rajagopal

Service No & Branch 6025 F(P)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 15 Dec 1960 Course: 78 Course Entry Mode : NDA
Service End: Retired on 03 Oct 1978 Voluntary Retirement
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 15 Dec 1961
Training and Other Courses Attended
16 NDA (Cadet) - 01 Jun 195928 DSSC (Sqn Ldr) - 09 Dec 1972
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry)
Fg OffrKrishna Viswanath Rajagopal6025 GD(P)Award Date Announced 01 Jan 1967
Details :

Fg. Offir. Krishna Vishwanath Rajagopal has been employed in a transport squadron engaged in airlift operations in Assam area since March, 1962. He has carried out over 1000 operational sorties at the various landing grounds and dropping zones in NEFA and elsewhere. He has fulfilled vital Army operational requirements by carrying out operational sorties in difficult terrain in bad weather conditions. Throughout, Fg. Offir. Rajagopal displayed courage and devotion to duty.

Unit : 49 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India dated 7th January, 1967- No.102 - Pres/66 dated 31st December 1966
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