Flight Lieutenant Laxman Shripad Ajrekar was an Indian officer of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve who died during the Second World War.

He was born the son of Shripad Laxman and Venubai Ajrekar, of Poona.

Ajrekar, a navigator with 98 Squadron, died on 19 August 1944, when his B-25 Mitchell (serial HD329) was lost on an operation to release flares in preparation for air operations in the Falaise area.[1] The crew included a New Zealander, Flight Lieutenant Alick Mewa.

He has no known grave and is commemorated by the Runnymede Memorial.


  1. Dispersals, p. 12, Retrieved 5 September 2013.


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