Date of Birth : 12 Jun 1981

Birth Place : Thanjaur,TN

Service: Army

Last Rank: Sepoy

Unit : 51RR

Date of Martyrdom: Jan 25, 2017

Sepoy Elaverson B

Sepoy Elaverson B belonged to Village Kannanthangudi, in Thanjaur district of Tamilnadu. He was serving in J & K area in 2017 with 51 RR unit. On 25 Jan 2017 he was trapped under a deadly avalanche while on a patrol in that area.

He is Survived by his mother Smt Amatha.

 

Gurez sector avalanche 2017:

 

Sepoy Elaverson B was one of the 15 soldiers who died in an avalanche at Gurez sector of North Kashmir on 25th Jan 2017. There was heavy snowfall before the accident, resulting in multiple avalanches in Jammu and Kashmir. The Chandigarh based Snow and Avalanche Study Establishment had warned of more avalanches in Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh before the accident took place. The first avalanche hit Gurez on 25 of January morning, in which a family of four civilians had died. The second took place around the same time in Sonmarg, chiefly a tourist area, where an army camp was located.

The avalanche that proved deadly for the army hit the post at Neeru village in the night of 25 Jan 2017. The post at Neeru village was located in Tulail area , 25 Kms away from Gurez town in North Kashmir. The place located along the LOC normally remains cut off  by road in winters. The avalanche hit the area few hundred meters away from HQs of 51 RR unit and trapped the soldiers ,who were on patrol. The army dispatched the rescue teams and seven soldiers could be rescued but, Sepoy Elaverson B , who had been buried in snow, could not be saved.

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9 Tributes
  • Zubaidaislamkhan@gmail.com

    2017 at 9:38 pm Reply

    Sepoy Elverson B you will find always be remembered for your exemplary courage and bravery.Braveheart who gave the supreme sacrifice for the nation.Country will always remember you with respect and pride Salute to the great martyr

  • Zubaida Khan

    2017 at 11:36 pm Reply

    Sepoy Elverson B you will find always be remembered for your exemplary courage and bravery.Braveheart who gave the supreme sacrifice for the nation.Country will always remember you with respect and pride Salute to the great martyr

  • Zubaida khan - Ambala,Haryana

    2017 at 4:09 pm Reply

    Sepoy Elverson B was very brave soldier who foughtH till his last breath for his mother land.He gave supreme sacrifice for the nation He will always be remembered with respect and pride Salute to the great martyr z

  • Zubaida Khan

    2017 at 11:26 pm Reply

    Today is Kargil Divas so every single soldier who attained Martyrdom in Kargil is remembered today. All brave heart s who made the supreme sacrifice for the nation are remembered with respect and pride and the entire country Salutes.them.They will p thebe our great Martyr our soldiers our pride and honour.JaiHindz

  • Zubaida Khan - Gurgaon,Haryana

    2017 at 1:22 am Reply

    My tribute is to all the soldiers who attained Martyrdom and show ed their great love for for their mother land The country is proud of every one of you and you are remembered with respect and everyone Salutes JaiHind

  • Greeshma Dhyan - Palakkad,Kerala

    2017 at 12:05 pm Reply

    Your sacrifice will always be remembered and you will remain a hero for countless Indians. I salute you. Jai Hind

  • Zubaida Khan - Gurgaon,Haryana

    2017 at 9:34 am Reply

    Salutes and respect to the great marty. The nation will to always remember your supreme sacrifice. Jai Hind.

  • Zubaida Khan - Gurgaon,Haryana

    2017 at 11:56 pm Reply

    Salute to all the the great martyrs of our.conntry who made the supreme sacrifice for the mother land.r.lndian will always remember them with great respect and pride and awe and take inspiration from them. Jai Hind

  • Zubaida Khan - Gurgaon,Haryana

    2017 at 2:13 am Reply

    Every brave heart who laid down his life fighting for our country is a great soldiers We Salute him with all respect and pride Jai Hind

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