Service No: 3179655H
Date of Birth : July 10, 1968
Place of Birth : Pauri Garhwal
Last Rank : Naik
Unit : 18 Garhwal Rifles
Arm/Regt :The Garhwal Rifles
Operation : Op Vijay, (Kargil)
Date of Martyrdom : Jun 29,1999
Naik Mangat Singh Bhandari was born on 10th July 1968, in Pauri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand. He joined the army at the age of 18 years on 26th May 1986 and was recruited into 18 Garhwal Rifles , a unit known for its courageous soldiers and numerous battle honours.
By 1999, Naik Mangat Singh had already put in about 13 years of service and had served in various operational areas with diverse terrain and environmental conditions. He got married to Rekha Bhandari and the couple were blessed with two daughters Neelam & Monika and son Neeraj.
Op Vijay(Drass Sector Operation) : 28/29 June 1999
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