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Flight Lieutenant Amerjit Singh Gill

Service No & Branch 6147 GD(P)

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Date of Birth: Commissioned: 31 May 1961 Course: 79 Course
Service End: Retired on 12 Jan 1968 Dismissed
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 31 May 1962
Training and Other Courses Attended
1 AFC (USAF) (Fg Offr) - 18 Jan 1964
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.

Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry)
Fg OffrAmerjit Singh Gill6147 GD(P)Award Date Announced 01 Jan 1966
Details :

Flying Officer Amarjit Singh Gill was one of a small number of pilots who were sent into Chhamb sector to provide air cover to our troops and establish air superiority. Unmindful of personal safety, he flew repeated missions in the area and engaged the enemy on a number of occasions. On 3rd September, 1965, he was engaged by Pakistani Sabres and a F-104, which fired air-to-air missiles.

Unit : 23 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India dated 12th February 1966 - No.14-Pres/66 dated 1st January 1966
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