Senior Officers of the IAF - 1965 by Service Number

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Rank & NameAppointment, UnitDates
Air Vice Marshal Surendra Nath Goyal (1560 GD(P))AOC-in-C, Training CommandBangalore1961-04-01 to 1966-08-06
Air Vice Marshal Kundan Lal Sondhi (1566 GD(P))SDS (Air), National Defence CollegeDelhi1964-10-10 to 1966-01-09
Air Vice Marshal Pratap Chandra Lal (1567 GD(O))VCAS, PSO: Planning, Air HQDelhi1964-10-01 to 1966-01-14
Air Vice Marshal Ramaswami Rajaram (1573 GD(O))AOC-in-C, Western Air CommandDelhi1964-10-01 to 1966-03-04
Air Commodore Ramaswami Sitaram (1574 GD(O))AOC, Air Force Laison Cell (CAC)Lucknow1965-12-29 to 1966-11-05
Air Marshal Arjan Singh (1577 GD(P))CAS, Air Head QuartersDelhi1964-08-01 to 1966-01-14
Air Commodore Homi Shapurji Ratnagar (1588 GD(P))Cmdt, School of Land and Air WarfareSecunderabad1961-06-06 to 1966-01-12
Air Vice Marshal Mohan Swaroop Chaturvedi (1592 GD(O))AOA, PSO: Administration, Air HQDelhi1963-01-01 to 1966-11-10
Air Vice Marshal Shivdev Singh (1595 GD(P))AOC-in-C, Central Air CommandCalcutta1963-06-10 to 1966-03-04
Air Commodore Hari Chand Dewan (1598 GD(P))Director (Ops, Transport), Air Head QuartersDelhi1962-07-02 to 1966-12-31
Air Commodore Jagdev Chandra (1612 GD(P))SASO, Training CommandBangalore1963-01-12 to 1965-12-01
Air Vice Marshal Minoo Merwan Engineer (1614 GD(P))DCAS, PSO: Operations, Air HQDelhi1964-10-01 to 1968-02-29
Air Vice Marshal Yeshwant Vinayak Malse (1616 GD(P))AOC-in-C, Eastern Air CommandShillong1964-10-01 to 1966-09-30
Air Vice Marshal Hirendra Nath Chatterjee (1620 GD(P))AOM, PSO: Maintenance, Air HQDelhi1964-12-01 to 1967-02-17
Air Commodore Teja Singh Virk (1621 GD(O))AOC, Air Force Laison Cell (CAC)Lucknow1963-07-23 to 1965-12-28
Air Commodore Victor Srihari (1624 GD(O))Cmdt, Air Force Flying CollegeJodhpur1963-06-01 to 1966-01-14
Air Vice Marshal Om Prakash Mehra (1639 GD(P))AOC-in-C, Maintenance CommandNagpur1963-08-03 to 1967-02-17
Air Commodore Hrushikesh Moolgavkar (1644 GD(P))SAASO, Maintenance CommandNagpur1965-01-14 to 1967-01-25
Air Commodore Jagdish Chandra Varma (1646 GD(P))Director (Training), Air Head QuartersDelhi1963-12-30 to 1965-01-13
Air Commodore Krishna Mahesh Agerwala (1648 GD(O))SAASO, Maintenance CommandNagpur1963-06-26 to 1965-01-14
Air Commodore Murat Singh Aulakh (1660 GD(O))SASO, Central Air CommandCalcutta1965-01-14 to 1968-01-08
Air Commodore Samuel Wilbert Bobb (1674 GD(P))Air Attache, Embassy of India, USAWashington1965-07-01 to 1968-11-01
Air Commodore Maurice Barker (1691 GD(P))Director (Operations), Air Operations, Air HQDelhi1963-01-12 to 1966-08-09
Air Commodore Syed Abbas Hussain (1706 GD(P))Director (Training), Air Head QuartersDelhi1965-01-30 to 1965-09-20
Air Commodore Anand Ramdas Pandit (1707 GD(P))SASO, Eastern Air CommandShillong1963-08-03 to 1966-01-11
Air Commodore Kasargod Sadanand Bhat (1747 GD(P))Dy Cmdt, National Defence AcademyKhadakvasla1963-12-23 to 1966-06-20
Air Commodore 0 (1760 GD(O))Participant (5rd Course), National Defence CollegeDelhi1965-01-01 to 1965-01-30 - Died in Service
Air Commodore Keki Nadirshah Gocal (1764 GD(P))SASO, Western Air CommandDelhi1963-12-26 to 1967-11-01
Air Commodore Gurbachan Singh (1779 LGS)Director (Equipment), Air Head QuartersDelhi1962-12-19 to 1967-05-24
Air Commodore 0 (1792 GD(O))Director (Guided Weapons), Air Head QuartersDelhi1963-01-01 to 1967-01-01
Air Commodore Idris Hasan Latif (1804 GD(P))Air Attache, Embassy of India, USAWashington1962-01-01 to 1965-06-30
--Same as above--ADC, Eastern Air CommandShillong1965-06-01 to 1966-06-01
Air Commodore Charandas Gurudas Devashar (1867 GD(P))AOC, 1 Air Defence AreaAmbala1965-09-14 to 1966-10-14
Air Commodore Ramdas Shivram Shipurkar (2177 GD(P))AOC, 1 Air Defence AreaAmbala1964-06-10 to 1965-09-13
Air Commodore Krishnamahari Narasimhan (2278 RAD)Director (Signals), Air Head QuartersDelhi1965-09-01 to 1966-02-28
Air Commodore Narinjan Parsad Nair (2280 ENG)AOC, AFS ChakeriKanpur1964-01-09 to 1965-08-21
Air Commodore Kanianthra Alexander Joseph (2960 SIGS)Director (Signals), Air Head QuartersDelhi1962-07-02 to 1965-08-31
--Same as above--AOC, AFS ChakeriKanpur1965-08-22 to 1966-02-28
Air Commodore Pothery Charuvary Ramachandran (3514 GD(P))AOC, Jammu & KashmirUdhampur1964-01-15 to 1966-08-11
Air Vice Marshal Vishwanath Ramkrishna Damle (5994 MED)DMS (Air), Air Head QuartersDelhi1964-04-28 to 1966-03-02

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