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Wing Commander Tarlochan Singh

Service No & Branch 9491 F(N) (Orig: GD(N))
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 16 May 1965 Course: 31 NAV Course
Service End: Retired on 30 Nov 1990 Nick Name :
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Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 16 May 1966Wg Cdr : 16 May 1986
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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
Flt LtTarlochan Singh9491 F(P)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1972
Details :

Flight Lieutenant Tarlochan Singh was commissioned in the Air Force in May, 1965. He has since then served with an operational transport squadron. Unmindful of his personal comfort and safety, he has always volunteered himself for arduous tasks. He is a source of inspiration to all his fellow aircrew. He is a Navigator of exceptional professional skill. It is an outstanding achievement that in the short space of one year Flight Lieutenant Singh has flown over 1,200 hours, of which over 1,000 hours were on operational missions.

Unit : 43 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India dated 12th May 1973 - No.28 - Pres/73 dated 26th January 1972

Articles from Main Site

The India-Pakistan Air War of 1965 by P V S Jagan Mohan & Samir Chopra -
Training At Cranwell by Jagan Pillarisetti -
Mission to Chamb by Gp Capt Apram Jeet Singh VrC (Retd) -
Memories Of No.8 Squadron, IAF by Sqn Ldr T J Thomas -
Pioneers of Formation Aerobatics in IAF by Gp Capt Bharat Singh VrC, VM, MAeSI. -

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