Service No : JC448357

Date of Birth : July 15, 1955

Place of birth : Bhiwani, Haryana

Service : Army

Last Rank : Subedar

Unit : 18 Grenadiers

Arm/Regt : The Grenadiers

Operation : Op Vijay

Awards : VrC

Martyrdom : June 3, 1999

Sub Randhir Singh VrC

Sub Randhir Singh hailed from Balkara village in Dadri-ii Block of Bhiwani district in Haryana. Son of Shri Choudry Kannaiah Lal Kaliraman and was born on 15 Jul 1955. After completing his schooling he joined the Army and was inducted into 18 Grenadiers of the Grenadiers Regiment, an infantry Regiment known for its valiant soldiers and various battle honours.

 

Kargil War -Operation Vijay: 3 Jun 1999

 

During June 1999, Sub Randhir Singh’s unit was deployed in drass sector. Tololing feature was indicative of the deepest penetration made by Pakistan in Drass sector. By holding features of Hump, Point  5140, Point 4700 and area ‘Three Pimple’the enemy had ensured a secure route of maintenance for its troops at Tololing. 18 Grenadiers was tasked to capture Hump and also provide support to 18 Garhwal Rifles in its attack on Point 5140. Sub Randhir Singh became part of the team that was tasked to capture Hump feature.

 

 

 

Sub Randhir Singh  was given the gallantry award, “Vir Chakra” for his outstanding grit, determination, devotion to duty and supreme sacrifice. 

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  • Dushyant Bharat Karani

    2021at7:24 am Reply

    Thank you for your service and duty.

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