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Wing Commander Yogendra Prasad Singh

Service No & Branch 9867 F(N)
Date of Birth: -- --- ---- Commissioned: 16 Oct 1965 Course: 32 NAV Course
Service End: Retired on 31 Mar 1990 Voluntary Retirement
Qualifications Held :
Remarks :
Promotions Gazetted
Fg Offr : 16 Oct 1966Wg Cdr : 30 Aug 1985
Badges Qualified
 
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Appointments, Postings & Other Service Particulars

DatesRankUnitLocationAppointmentPhoto
- 01 Dec 1971Flt LtNo.35 Squadron Squadron Navigator
 
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Awards and Decorations


Number of Awards: 1
 
Vir Chakra
Flt LtYogendra Prasad Singh9867 F(N)Award Date Announced 26 Jan 1972
Details :

During the operations against Pakistan in December, 1971, on a number of night bombing attacks on vital targets deep inside enemy territory, Flight Lieutenant Yogendra Prasad Singh displayed navigational skill of a very high order in accurately navigating over difficult and unfamiliar terrain with determination in the face of heavy enemy opposition. His example of courage, determination and skill was a source of inspiration to other aircrews.

In this action, Flight Lieutenant Yogendra Prasad Singh displayed gallantry, professional skill and devotion to duty of a high order.

Unit : 35 Sqn
Reference : Gazette of India , 29th July 1972 - No.92 - Pres/72 dated 18th July 1972
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