Service No: IC-72248A

Date of Birth: Aug 05, 1987

Place of Birth: Bilaspur , HP

Service: Army

Rank : Captain

Unit : 9 Garhwal Rifles

Arm/Regt : The Garhwal Rifles

Operation: Op Rakshak (J&K)

Date of Martyrdom : Sep 15, 2012

Captain Nitin Gautam

Captain Nitin Gautam was born on 05 August 1987 to Rameshwar Gauttam and Suman Gauttam in Raura sector in Bilaspur District, Himachal Pradesh. Captain Nitin Gautam was Commissioned into the 9 Garhwal Rifles in 2010 after having undergone training at the National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla and the Indian Military Academy, Dehradun.


Captain Nitin Gautam was deployed in ‘Ghatak Platoon’ at the Drass Sector in J&K during Operation Rakshak. He died of a cardiac arrest while on active operational duty with his ‘Ghatak Platoon’ at the Drass Sector in Jammu and Kashmir.

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  • Prashant dabral

    2020at1:18 pm Reply

    Jai hind sahab. 9 garhwal rifle. Badri vishal lal ki jai.

  • Shila singh

    2020at12:56 pm Reply

    When he died and how?

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