Service No: IC-72248A
Date of Birth: Aug 05, 1987
Place of Birth: Bilaspur , HP
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 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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