Ramaswamy Rajaram

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Ramaswami Rajaram

Allegiance British India (1941–1947)
 India (from 1947)
Service/branch Indian Air Force (1941-1947)
 Indian Air Force
Years of service01 Apr 1941 – 18 Jun 1969
RankAir Marshal of IAF.png Air Marshal
Commands heldWestern Air Command
Eastern Air Command
Tambaram Air Force Station
3 Wing
No 1 Squadron
AwardsIND Padma Bhushan BAR.png Padma Bhushan
DistinguishedFlyingCrossUKObv.jpgDFC

Air Marshal Ramaswamy Rajaram, DFC (1917-1969) was a senior officer in the Indian Air Force. He died in harness while serving as the Vice Chief of Air Staff (VCAS) of the Indian Air Force. He was the AOC-in-C, Western Air Command during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan for his leadership in the war. Air Marshal Ramaswamy died of Leukemia in 1969 while in service.[1] He received Distinguished Flying Cross in 1945.[2]

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