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Lt Col A O Alexander

Lt Col AO Alexander hailed from the state of Kerala. He was commissioned in 1948 into the 2nd Travancore, part of the erstwhile Travancore State Forces. After the Independence, the Battalion was integrated into the Indian Army in April 1951 and designated as the 16th

Major Baldev Raj Bhola VrC

Major Baldev Raj Bhola was born on 31st May 1944 in Karachi now in Pakistan. Son of Shri KL Bhola, Maj Baldev Raj joined the army at the age of 21 years on 24th April 1966.  He was commissioned into the 13 Dogra Regiment, an

Second Lieutenant Bahadur Singh VrC

Second Lieutenant Bahadur Singh was born on 15th April 1945 in Koil village of Mirpur district in Pakistan. After the partition his family got settled in Ramgarh district of Jammu and Kashmir. Son of Shri Karam Chand, 2nd Lt Bahadur Singh did his schooling from

Major Surinder Vatsa VrC

Major Surinder Vatsa hailed from Ferozepur district in Punjab and was born on 01 Jan 1942. Son of Shri S L Vatsa, he got commissioned into 59 Engr Regt of the Bengal Engineers Group (BEG) of the Corps of Engineers, one of the oldest arms

Major Chaman Lal

Major Chaman Lal was born in Delhi, but hailed from Manimajra on the border of Punjab and Haryana and only a few kilometers from Himachal Pradesh as well. He was commissioned into 99 Mtn Regt of the Regiment of Artillery, an important combat support arm

Guardsman Dina Nath Yadav

Guardsman Dina Nath Yadav hailed from Sumerpur (Murarapatti) village in the Siwan district of Bihar and was born on 09 Sept 1944. Son of Shri Jhallar Yadav and Smt Chunnu Devi, Gdsm Dina Nath had four brothers Rajnath, Amarnath, Triloki Nath, and Swami Nath, and

2nd Lt Hardev Pal Nayyar, VrC

2nd Lt Hardev Pal Nayyar hailed from Dasuya in Hoshiarpur district of Punjab and was born on 15th Sep 1947. Son of Shri Gopal Dass Nayyar and Smt Soma Devi Nayyar, 2 Lt H P Nayyar did his schooling from D A V Higher Secondary

2 Lt D A Davidson, VrC

2nd Lt David Alexander Davidson was commissioned into 1 Mahar of the Mahar Regiment, an Infantry regiment known for its valiant soldiers. Very early in his service career, he got involved in the thick of operations as border tension arose with Pakistan in 1971.    Indo - Pak

Major Rajender Singh Rajawat VrC

Major Rajender Singh Rajawat hailed from Kota district in Rajasthan was born on 04 October 1942. Son of Shri Shashi Kala Rajawat, Maj Rajender Singh Rajawat joined the Army on 30 June 1963 at the age of 21 years. He was commissioned into 18 Raj