Tokyo Boys is the term used for the INA cadets sent to Imperial Japanese Army and Airforce Academies. They were actually intended to be the core of Azad Hind Fauz’s airforce. They never saw action and were captured on fall of Japan but were released as a part of INA trials. Most of them went on to became decorated officers in militaries of India, Pakistan, Burma, Singapore and Malaysia.

Below is the list of the Tokyo Boys which I pulled off from a Japanese site. My knowledge of Japanese being an absolute zero, there are many transcription errors and in two cases(Ka-MaKa-Ru – Khemkar?, Vuirikku – ???) I haven’t got any clue as to what those spellings meant. Another problem is, while wikipedia states 45, I got a list of 46.

1. R · M · Annamalai
2. Atar Mohammed
3. Anup Singh Kumar
4. R · S · Benegal
5. Bimol Dev
6. Bishan Singh
7. S · K · Chataji
8. N · G · Choudhury
9. D · Dasan
10. K · Doresami
11. A · R · Datta
12. V · Ganapathi
13. G · Ganapathi
14. D · Ganarajan
15. M · Gandinasan
16. A · K · Ghosh
17. M · Gandhi Das
18. A · K · Gupta
19. Harubansu Singh Kumar
20. B · Ka-MaKa-Ru
21. S · Ka-MaKa-Ru
22. C · P · Krishnan
23. N · Karuppiah
24. K · D · Menon
25. P · L · Meiyappan
26. R · Meiyappan
27. P · K · Mitra
28. N · C · Mukherjee
29. V Natarajan
30. V · Nachappan
31. C · P · Narayanan
32. R · B · Naidu
33. Sukubiru Singh Nindora
34. K · Navaratnam
35. K · Rabindranath
36. P · K · Rajan
37. M · K · Ramakumar
38. Ranjit Das
39. Robert S Purushappa
40. R · K · Shekhar
41. S · B · Sharma
42. S · P · Sharma
43. S · V · Sharma
44. C · I · Thevar
45. H · S · Vuirikku
46. S · S · Vuirikku

For someone better versed than me, the Japanese link is

http://www.yorozubp.com/netaji/academy/240ina-j.htm

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