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11 Course

Start Date : 01 Sep 41 End Date : 26 Jan 42

11 Pilot Course - 65 selected officer cadets selected candidates were sent to ITC Walton in Lahore on 1 Sep 1941 for ground and service training for 18 weeks. Thereafter they joined 1 EFTS (Secunderabad) or 2 EFTS (Jodhpur) on Tigermoths. They were commissioned on reporting to 1 SFTS (Ambala on Audax and Hart) for advanced flying on 26 January 1942. They were awarded wings on completion of the advanced traning.

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1801 GD(P)
Flight Lieutenant
Neville Gordan Gill



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1802 GD(P)
Squadron Leader
Norman Fredrick Osborne Carey

1803 GD(P)
Flying Officer
Phiroz Katrak

1804 F(P)
Air Chief Marshal
Idris Hasan Latif

1805 GD(P)
Group Captain
Zafar Ahmed Shah
Died in Service on 17 Jan 62

1806 GD(P)
Group Captain
John Ivor McKenzie

1807 F(P)
Air Vice Marshal
Waman Raghunath Dani

1808 F(P)
Group Captain
Surjit Singh Jaspal

1809 GD(P)
Flying Officer
Kuldip Prakash

1810 GD(P)
Wing Commander
Subodh Kumar Nandi

1811 A&SD
Group Captain
Mohammad Ilyas Khan

1812 GD(P)
Flying Officer
Mysore Sankhariah Ramamurthy
Died in Service on 06 Jan 44

1813 GD(P)
Group Captain
Damodar Madhao Oka



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1814 GD(P)
Flight Lieutenant
Arthur Samuel Pushpakaran Jaipal



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1815 GD(P)
Flying Officer
Muhammad Nawaz Kaisrani
Died in Service on 08 Mar 44



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1816 GD(P)
Pilot Officer
Subhas Kishore Ray
Died in Service on 25 Oct 42



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1817 GD(P)
Flying Officer
Abdul Hafeez
Died in Service on 29 Jul 44



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1818 GD(P)
Flying Officer
Mohammed Yaqub Aziz



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1819 GD(P)
Pilot Officer
Basu Dev Prasad Chawdhary



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1820 GD(P)
Flying Officer
Harry Clifford Harding
Died in Service on 04 Aug 43



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1821 GD(P)
Flying Officer
Mohan Shantaram Patkar



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1822 A&SD
Pilot Officer
Ameer Qamaruzzaman

1823 A&SD
Flying Officer
Nerushivalia Bhagwandas



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1824 A&SD
Flight Lieutenant
Purushottam Patwardhan



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1825 A&SD
Pilot Officer
Victor George Lloyd Giddie



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1826 GD(P)
Flying Officer
Enoch Suhel Khan



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GD(P)
Pilot Officer
Nasir Ud Din Ahmad
Died in Service on 22 Aug 42


Other Course Members


1574 GD(P)
Flying Officer
Ramaswami Sitaram
Originally 1 OBS - underwent GD(P) Training

1575 GD(P)
Flying Officer
Habib Suleman Badruddin Tyabji
Originally 1 OBS - underwent GD(P) Training
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