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Squadron Leader Vijay Pal Singh Gill

Service No & Branch 6347 F(P)

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Date of Birth: 15 Feb 1940 Commissioned: 19 Dec 1961 Course: 80 Course Entry Mode : NDA
Service End: Retired on 16 Feb 1977 / Died on 02 Mar 2005 (65 Years age)
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Qualified as
 
Training and Other Courses Attended
18 NDA (Cadet) - 01 Jun 1960
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Vayu Sena Medal
Sqn LdrVijay Pal Singh Gill6347 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1972
Details :

Squadron Leader Vijay Pal Singh Gill is serving as Flight Commander of an Operational Squadron. He has to his credit nearly 6,000 accident free flying hours of which 2,200 hours were on operational missions. He has set a high standard in airmanship and has always been in the forefront of all arduous and difficult missions. His enthusiasm has inspired all those who have come in contact with him. He has taken keen interest in training and has ensured that pilots of his Squadron are qualified as captains in the shortest possible time.

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Reference : Gazette of India dated 12th May 1973 - No.28 - Pres/73 dated 26th January 1972
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