Number Name Branch Died in Service? Picture?


Group Captain Nitin Gajanan Junnarkar

Service No & Branch 7477 F(N)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 22 Jun 1963 Course: 24 NAV Course
Service End: Retired on 30 Sep 1994
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 22 Jun 1964Wg Cdr : 08 Jul 1981Gp Capt : 21 Apr 1986
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Sqn Ldr
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

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
14 Oct 1985 - 25 Nov 1987Gp Capt26 WingThane Station Commander
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Vir Chakra
Flt LtNitin Gajanan Junnarkar7477 F(N)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1972
Details :

During the operations against Pakistan in December, 1971, Flight Lieutenant Nitin Gajanan Junnarkar flew a number of hazardous Photo Reconnaissance mission over enemy territory. He has always completed the task assigned to him to the full satisfaction. The information obtained by him on these missions has contributed to a large extent to the successful conduct of operations.

Throughout, Flight Lieutenant Nitin Gajanan Junnarkar displayed gallantry, professional skill and devotion to duty of a high order.

Unit : 106 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India , 29th July 1972 - No.92 - Pres/72 dated 18th July 1972
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