Service No: IEC-5466

Service: Army

Last Rank : Major

Last Unit : 1 (Para) Bn Kumaon

Operation: Op Riddle

Date of Martyrdom : Jun 15, 1948

Major Jawahar Singh Mahar VrC

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  • thakur alok singh

    2018at8:09 pm Reply

    major jawahar singh mahar is originally from village maspati post office aincholi district pithotagarh he acquired martyrdom saving pride of our great nation a very big salute to hero

  • Laxman Singh Mahar

    2019at9:47 pm Reply

    He was the eldest, followed by three brothers and two sisters. All brothers were in the army. The sisters were also married in military families. His younger brother (2nd) was missing in action in Europe, presumed dead, in the Second World War. The two youngest brothers are in their 80s. Older one is still in Maspati. Younger one is in Mumbai.

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