Service No : 3202262F
Date of Birth : July 10, 1987
Birth Place: Mathura (UP)
Last Rank: Sepoy
UNIT: 18 Jat
Regiment : The Jat Regiment
Award : SM
Date of Martyrdom: Jul 30,2016
Sepoy Babloo Singh belonged to Jandipur village of Mathura district in Uttar Pradesh. Sep Babloo joined the army at the age of 18 years in 2005 and was enrolled into 18 Jat of the Jat Regiment. Sep Babloo was a keen a keen sportsman too and was part of his unit’s wrestling team.
Sep Babloo served in areas of different terrain and operational environment during his service. He had participated in various operations during his 11 years of service and evolved into a committed and battle hardened soldier. During 2016, he was serving with 61 RR unit on deputation , which was engaged in anti insurgency operations in J & K.
Nowgam Operation : 29 JULY 2016
Sepoy Babloo Singh was serving with 61 Rashtriya Riffles in 2016, which was engaged in various anti-militancy operations in militant infested areas of J & K. On the night of 29th July 2016, there was an attempt to sneak into the valley by the militants in the Nowgam sector about 120 kms from Srinagar. The troops of 61 RR were already alert as the intelligence reports had informed about such possible attempts along the LOC. Sep Babloo Singh was part of the team that intercepted the militants trying to infiltrate.
On being challenged, the militants fired at the troops and a fierce gun-battle ensued. During the operation Sep Babloo got severely injured by the exchange of fire and was shifted to the hospital. Sep Babloo later succumbed to his injuries and was martyred.
Sepoy Babloo Singh is survived by his wife Smt Ravita Devi and two children a son and a daughter.
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