Birth Place: Ghazipur village (UP)

Service: Army

Last Rank: Sepoy

Unit: 6 Bihar

Arm/Regt : The Bihar Regiment,

Date of Martyrdom : Sep 18, 2016

Sepoy Harinder Yadav

A native of Ghazipur village in Uttar Pradesh, Sepoy Harinder Yadav (26) belonged to  6 Bihar Regiment of the Indian Army. He was among the 19 brave hearts who laid down their lives in the line of duty in September 2016 when Pakistani terrorists struck the Army’s Administrative base in Uri sector of J & K.
 
 
Sepoy Harinder Yadav supported a family that included his wife, two sons, parents, four elder and younger brothers and their families. He was the only one with a government job. Harinder had joined the Army in 2007 and had got married in 2011.
 

Uri attack: Sep 2016 

 

He was one of the 19 soldiers who was martyred in Uri Attack in Sep 2016.  At around 5:30 a.m. on 18 September, four militants attacked an Indian Army brigade headquarters in Uri, near the Line of Control in a pre-dawn ambush. They lobbed 17 grenades in three minutes followed by indiscriminate firing by automatic weapons. As a rear administrative base camp, the HQs had a fuel storage facility, which caught fire along with tents with soldiers sleeping in them. As a result of this dastardly attack, 17 army personnel were martyred. A gun battle ensued that lasted for six hours, during which all the four militants were killed. An additional 19-30 soldiers were also reported to have been injured in the attack. Most of the soldiers martyred were from the 10 Dogra and 6 Bihar regiments. One of the injured soldiers succumbed to his injuries on 19 September at R&R Hospital in New Delhi, followed by another soldier on 24 September, bringing the death toll to 19.

 

The nation will remain grateful to this brave soldier for his courage and supreme sacrifice. Sep Yadav is survived by his parents, wife and two sons, Rohit, 4, and Raj, 2.

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  • Sunil Varma

    2017at4:09 pm Reply

    You have defined the meaning of service to the nation for other countrymen

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