Mention in Despatches Awardee List for the 48 Sqn

A total of 2 Awards are listed.
Mention in Despatches : 2 |
Mention in Despatches
Flt Lt Gursaran Singh Ahluwalia 4912 GD(P)Unit : No.48 Squadron  Award Date Announced 03 Apr 64
Details : Flight LIeutenant Gurusaran Singh Ahluwalia is posted in one of the heavy transport squadrons in the NEFA area. This officer has always volunteered to undertake any harzardous mission that was assigned to the squadron from time to time. On many occassions Flight Lieutenant Ahluwalia flew as much as 9 hours a day without any break. Flight Lieutenant Ahluwalia's voluntary efforts and willingness to undertake any difficult task assigned to him have been an example of devotion to duty for his colleagues to emulate. He flew over 240 hours on oprations in two months time, and carried out a nunber of successful supply dropping sorties in Dhola area. This officer has displayed a great sense of loyalty, courage and devotion to duty under difficult circumstances.
Reference: Gazette of India , 11th April 1964 - No.35 - Pres/64. dated 3rd April 1964 

Mention in Despatches
Flt Lt Khushpal Singh Lamba 23506 F(P)Unit : No.48 Squadron  Award Date Announced 15 Aug 99
Details :
Citation Not Available
Reference: Gazette of India No.28 - Pres/2000 dated 11th March 2000 

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