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Plt Offr Krishna DANDEKER (138834) of the RAFVR

Awards for Krishna DANDEKER 138834

DateAwardRankName (Number)UnitRibbon
1943-06-15DFCPlt OffrKrishna DANDEKER (138834)51 Sqdn
Notification only London Gazette No. 36054, Dated 1943-06-15

London Gazette Entries

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NumberName /Text London Gazette Details
138834Pilot Officer Krishna DANDEKERLondon Gazette supplement : 36054 , Dated 1943-06-11 , Download #36054
138834930293 Krishna DANDEKERLondon Gazette supplement : 35914 , Dated 1943-02-19 , Download #35914
138834K DANDEKER D F CLondon Gazette supplement : 36919 , Dated 1945-01-30 , Download #36919
138834K DANDEKER D F CLondon Gazette supplement : 36131 , Dated 1943-08-10 , Download #36131

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Flight Lieutenant Krishna DANDEKER (177755) AG W/OP - DFCJagan, His surname is listed as DANDEKER, in the LG: 930293 Krishna DANDEKER RAFVR (138834). DFC: [url][/url] Col. ....Read More.COL BRUGGY on 5th July 2014 12:51:53
Flight Lieutenant Krishna DANDEKER (177755) AG W/OP - DFCThanks Col, I didnt notice the variation (I went with the more traditional spelling) Using just the service number and RAF as key words I got more hits 1. [URL][/URL] (DFC Notification) Air Ministry, 15th June, 1943. ROYAL AIR FORCE. The KING has been graciously pleased to approve the following awards: — Distinguished Flying Cross.[B]Pilot Officer Krishna DANDEKER (138834), Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, No. 51 Squadron.[/B] 2. [URL][/URL] Promotion. Flying Officer to Flight Lieutenant:— 4th Jan. 1951. K. DANDEKER, .D.F.C. (138834). 3 [URL][/URL] Air Ministry, 24th January, 1950. ROYAL AIR FORCE. GENERAL DUTIES BRANCH. Appointment to commission. As Flying Officers, short service (eight years on the active list and four years on the reserve): — Krishna DANDEKER, D.F.C. (138834). 19th Oct. 1949 (seniority 6th July 1947). 4. [URL][/URL] ENGINEER - BRANCH [B]Retirement[/B] Wing Commander K. DANDEKER, D.F.C. (138834) (at own request)., 1st Jun. 1972. 5. [url][/url] Commissioning from Sgt Rank 930293 Krishna DANDEKER (138834). 6th Jan. 1943 ----------------------- My guess is an Indian Origin officer but someone who was domiciled within UK, perhaps born and bought up there and remained with the RAF? May I request any birth records (if born in UK) or any kind of embarkation lists (if arrived in UK?) ....Read More.Jagan on 5th July 2014 01:17:27
Flight Lieutenant Krishna DANDEKER (177755) AG W/OP - DFCHello, More on Dandeker: Sgt K Dandeker was a W.Op-AG aboard No.51 Sqn Whitley Z9144:MH-O, which attacked and damaged U-256, on 31 August, 1942: 68187 F/L (Pilot) Edward O'Connor TANDY R/67735 F/Sgt (2nd Pilot) Lawrence O'Neill WEAKLEY RCAF - + 27/28-1-1943 No.51 Sqn Halifax II DT721 - BCL4/28 Sgt (Obs.) W J MUSSEN 930293 Sgt (W.Op./Air Gnr.) Krishna DANDEKER 754978 Sgt (W.Op./Air Gnr.) Eric Victor John PURNELL - PoW 27/28-1-1943 No.51 Sqn Halifax II DT721 - BCL4/28 (later P/O 136323). 1193714 Sgt (Air Gnr.) Robert George SHARLAND - + 27/28-4-194 No.156 Sqn Lancaster III ND509 - BCL5/197- (DFC - 51 Sqn [138832] LG:14-9-1943 p.4079). See: Swift and Sure:Eighty Years of No.51 Squadron RAF (York's Own Squadron) Ford,Keith S. Warrington:Compaid Graphics,1997 pp.129-130 and... Search, Find and Kill. Franks,Norman London:Grub Street,1995. pp.96-7 Col. ....Read More.COL BRUGGY on 5th July 2014 01:23:15

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