Lt Dewan Misri Chand

  in 1936

b. 11 October 1907

'Infantry Officer in the Indian Army who learned to fly with the Bombay Flying Club and has followed the sport with zest. He won the Viceroy's Cup Race in February, flying a hired Club Gipsy Moth, and came to England to have a shot at higher game.'

Also entered for the Schlesinger (Portsmouth - Johanesburg) Race in 1936, but the aircraft was not ready in time.

Later, a Major General.

d. 13 March 1970.

On 22 October 2009, the Indian Post Office issued a stamp in his honour.

 

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