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Group Captain Dilsher Singh Gill

Service No & Branch 9126 F(P) (Orig: GD(P))
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 29 Jan 1965 Course: 91 Course
Service End: Retired on 17 Oct 1994 Nick Name :
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Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 26 Jan 1966Wg Cdr : 30 Aug 1985Gp Capt : 01 Jul 1988
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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.

Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

01 Mar 1971 - 19 Nov 1973Flt LtNo.114 Helicopter Unit Squadron Pilot
01 Oct 1982 - 20 Jan 1985Wg CdrNo.112 Helicopter UnitYelahanka Commanding Officer
22 Dec 1986 - 31 May 1989Gp CaptAFS KumbhigramKumbhigram Station Commander
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Awards and Decorations

Number of Awards: 1
Vishist Seva Medal
Gp CaptDilsher Singh Gill9126 F(P)Award Date 26 Jan 1990Announced 26 Jan 1990
Details :

Group Captain Dilsher Singh Gill was commissioned in the Indian Air Force on 29 Jun 65.

Gp Capt Gill is a production test pilot. He has served both as a Flight Commander and Commanding Officer of a Helicopter unit where his performance was often quoted as worthy of emulation. He has spent over 4½ years at an operational base in the Eastern Sector which he commanded for 2½ years. The main task of the station includes insurgency control operations, extensive air maintenance and special operations. By display of exceptional leadership, he was able to weld his team with extremely high morale. Through sheer tenacity and perseverance, he was able to have all AF encroached land vacated during his tenure as the Station Commander.

For his sustained dedication to the service and performance of a very high order, the President is pleased to award Vishisht Seva Medal to Gp Capt Dilsher Singh Gill.

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Reference : GoI19900126
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