Flight Commander Appointments at No.8 Squadron


01 Mar 43 - 25 Nov 43
Flying Officer
Kanwar Haveli Shah Chopra
1596 GD(P)
Flt Cdr - A Flt
Peshawar

01 Mar 43 - 25 Nov 43
Flying Officer
Hari Chand Dewan
1598 GD(P)
Flt Cdr - B Flt
Peshawar

26 Nov 43 - 13 Oct 44
Flight Lieutenant
Berry
RAF
Flt Cdr - A Flt. To 152OTU
Phaphamau

26 Nov 43 - 08 Nov 44
Flight Lieutenant
Kanwar Haveli Shah Chopra
1596 GD(P)
Flt Cdr - B Flt. To AirHQ
Phaphamau

01 Nov 44 -
Flight Lieutenant
N Dugdale
RAF
Flt Cdr - A Flt
Samungli

16 Nov 44 - 08 Aug 45
Flight Lieutenant
Syed Naseem Haider
2116 GD(P)
Flt Cdr - B Flt. To UK for Fighter Leader Course
Amarda Road

22 Aug 45 - 02 Jan 46
Flight Lieutenant
Ranjan Dutt
1594 GD(P)
Flt Cdr - B Flt
Mingaladon

03 Jan 46 - 11 Jul 46
Flight Lieutenant
Syed Abbas Hussain
1706 GD(P)
Flt Cdr - To OTU
Samungli

01 Jan 46 -
Flight Lieutenant
Alexander Sathyanathan Joseph Henry
1643 GD(P)
Flt Cdr


22 Jul 46 - 31 Aug 46
Flight Lieutenant
Mohammad Mukhtar Ahmad Cheema
1657 GD(P)
Flt Cdr
Kolar

19 Aug 46 -
Flight Lieutenant
Kashinath Baburao Joshi
2427 GD(P)
Flt Cdr - A Flt. Fm UK FLC
Kolar

16 Sep 46 - 09 Sep 47
Flight Lieutenant
Charandas Gurudas Devashar
1867 GD(P)
Flt Cdr - B Flt
Kolar

Unknown - 01 Dec 48
Flight Lieutenant
Michael Patrick Owen Blake
2630 GD(P)
Flt Cdr


01 Mar 57 - 01 Dec 57
Flight Lieutenant
Emanuel Raymond Fernandes
3577 GD(P)
Flt Cdr
Pune

Unknown - 01 May 62
Flight Lieutenant
Ravinder Lal Badhwar
4341 GD(P)
Flt Cdr
Kalaikunda

Unknown - 01 Dec 62
Flight Lieutenant
Denzil Edward Satur
4339 GD(P)
Flt Cdr
Palam

Unknown - 01 Oct 63
Squadron Leader
Ravinder Lal Badhwar
4341 GD(P)
Flt Cdr
Adampur

Unknown - 01 Dec 62
Squadron Leader
Om Prakash Taneja
3843 GD(P)
Flt Cdr
Adampur

20 Mar 72 - 24 Mar 74
Squadron Leader
Manbir Singh
6771 GD(P)
Flt Cdr
Ambala

01 Aug 74 -
Squadron Leader
Kamal Khanna
5795 GD(P)
Flt Cdr
Pune

Unknown - 30 May 76
Squadron Leader
Kodendera Cariappa Cariappa
5376 GD(P)
Flt Cdr
Pune

Unknown - 30 Sep 77
Squadron Leader
Harish Sinhji
10097 GD(P)
Flt Cdr
Tezpur

01 Oct 77 - 10 Jan 82
Squadron Leader
Krishna Balakrishna Menon
9028 GD(P)
Flt Cdr
Tezpur

01 Feb 82 -
Squadron Leader
Kamlesh Singh Mandla
9827 GD(P)
Flt Cdr
Tezpur

Unknown -
Squadron Leader
Christopher Michael James
11593 GD(P)
Flt Cdr
Tezpur

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