Major AK Ghosh

Major Ashok Kumar Ghosh hailed from West Bengal and was born in a military family. Son of an army veteran, he also wanted to join the Armed Forces like his father and other brothers (His one brother JC Ghosh joined the Army and another brother

Lance Naik Mehar Singh VrC

Lance Naik Mehar Singh was born on 25 Feb 1948 and hailed from Kharkara village in the Gurdaspur district of Punjab. Son of Shri Kirio Ram, L/Nk Mehar Singh wanted to join the Army since his younger days like any young men in Punjab. He

Major Raghunath Prasad Sharma

Major Raghunath Prasad Sharma was born on 10 Dec 1938 in his native village Ahrod in Haryana. Eldest of the 8 siblings, he was academically very bright right from his childhood. He completed his post graduation from Birla College, Pilani in Rajasthan. He then went

2nd Lt Viney Kaul

Second Lieutenant Viney Kaul was born in Amritsar in August 1950. Son of Shri Pt. Kesho Ram and Smt Rajkumari Kaul, 2nd Lt Viney was the youngest child and had two brothers and a sister as his siblings. His father was an affluent European grade

Lt Vinod Kumar Jain NM

Lt  Vinod Kumar Jain was a young officer of the Indian Navy when the war with Pakistan broke out in 1971. He was a brilliant Electrical Engineer who was on board INS Khukri when it was torpedoed on 9 December 1971.   Lt Jain’s academic brilliance was

Risaldar Sagat Singh

Risaldar Sagat Singh hailed from Belwa Ranaji (now Sagat Nagar) in Jodhpur district of Rajasthan and was born on 10 Aug 1935. Son of an army veteran Sowar Simrat Singh, he was inspired by his father and always nursed the idea of serving in the

Major Sharanjit Pal Singh Waraich

Major Sharanjit Pal Singh Waraich hailed from Punjab and was born on 13 Apr 1941. Son of a Police Officer, he had inclination to serve in the Armed Forces since his younger days. After completing his education he joined the army as a commissioned officer.

Major Kanwaljit Singh Sandhu SC

Major Kanwaljit Singh Sandhu was born in the 1940s and hailed from Punjab.  After completing his education he joined the army as a commissioned officer. He was commissioned into the 15 Punjab Battalion of the Punjab Regiment, an Infantry Regiment with a long history of