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
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
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 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 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
Grenadier Rafiq Khan hailed from Bikaner in Rajasthan was and was born on 27 December 1949. Son of Shri Gani Khan, he joined the Indian Army after completing his schooling. He was enrolled into 5 Grenadiers of the Grenadiers, an infantry Regiment known for its
Captain Ashok Kumar Karkare was born in Wardha, Maharashtra on 30th June 1943. Son of Mr KB Karkare, he joined the Indian Army after completing his initial education. He was commissioned into the Regiment of Artillery, an important combat support arm of Indian Army well
Lt Suresh Gajanan Samant hailed from Dasuya village in Ratnagiri District of Maharashtra and was born on 31st May 1941. Son of Shri Gajanan Gopal, Lt Suresh Gajanan graduated from the Park college. Subsequently he got selected to join the Indian Navy and completed his