Awardee List for the 7 Squadron

A total of 1 Awards are listed.
Distinguished Flying Cross : 1 |
Distinguished Flying Cross
Sqn Ldr Pratap Chandra Lal 1567 GD(P)Unit : 7 Squadron  Award Date Announced 19 Oct 45
Details : Squadron Leader Pratap Chandra Lal has completed a considerable number of operational sorties. He is a commanding officer of a squadron which has been employed on photographic reconnaissance work in support of the Fourteenth Army in the Irrawady Valley. He has shown exceptional qualities and keenness and has completed many hazardous sorties in the wake of strong enemy opposition. He has frequently penetrated deep into enemy territory in search of important information. By his coolness and determination, Squadron Leader Lal has set a fine example to all his pilots.
Reference: London Gazette 37313 dated 19 Oct 45, Page 5123 

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