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What is Happening

A meeting of the War Decorated Trust was held on Thursday at Chandigarh. The following Trustees were present:

  • Brig Sant Singh, MVC** (in the Chair)
  • Brig NS Sandhu, MVC
  • Brig KS Chandpuri, MVC, VSM
  • Capt Reet MP Singh, VrC

Discussion centered around passing the audited accounts for the year 2012-2013 and the Scholarship Scheme of the Trust.

 

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Awards

Awardee Name: Service: Medal:
Operation:
Name: BHM Babu Mall
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 09 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 94 Pres/72,19-8-72
Citation:
On 9 December 1971, while commanding a detachment of an air defence battery guarding an installation, Battery Havildar Major
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Name: Nk Babu Rewane
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1948 Polo - Hyderabad
Date of Award: 06 Sep 1948
Gazette Notification: 10 Pres 52,26-1-52
Citation:
Naik Babu Rewane was section commander with the forward platoon of B Company in an attack on the Mukund Bridge on 6 September 1948. On reaching the objective, the enemy opened up heavy fire and continued it throughout the day, which
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Name: Sep Babu Singh (now deceased)
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War
Date of Award: 07 Nov 1947
Gazette Notification: 2 Pres 50, 26-1-50
Citation:
(No Citation)
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Name: Sep Bachan Singh
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1948 Polo - Hyderabad
Date of Award: 23 May 1948
Gazette Notification: 2 Pres 50, 26-1-50
Citation:
At Machhoi in Jammu and Kashmir on 23 May 1948, Sepoy Bachan Singh was a rifleman in the leading section of a platoon patrol, which was heavily engaged by enemy MMG and LMG fire from a hill feature. He was hit by a burst in the leg
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Name: 2nd Lt. Bachittar Singh
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1948 Polo - Hyderabad
Date of Award: 08 Apr 1948
Gazette Notification: 2 Pres 50, 26-1-50
Citation:
At Naushera in J & K during the attack on the Barwali ridge on 8 April 1948, Jemadar Bachittar Singh of Dogra Regiment was commanding the forward company. The company had hardly started the attack when the enemy started mortaring the
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Name: 2nd Lt. Bachittar Singh
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1965 May - Ablaze
Date of Award: 05 Jun 1965
Gazette Notification: 15 Pres. 66,1-1-66
Citation:
5 on June 1965, Naik Bachittar Singh, who was the commander of the leading Section of a Guards battalion, led his Section to capture a Pakistani post in the Kargil Sector in Jammu and Kashmir. When his platoon was about 100 yards from the
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Name: Sep Bachittar Singh
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1987 Pawan Sri Lanka
Date of Award: 06 Nov 1987
Gazette Notification: 37Pres/88 , 15-4-88
Citation:
On 6 November 1987, Sepoy Bachittar Singh of 26th Battalion, Punjab Regiment, was detailed to form part of the patrol responsible for opening clearing of Road Trincomalee-Nilaveli up to Troposcatter. When the patrol reached the wooden bridge at
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Name: Hav Bagh Singh
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War
Date of Award: 23 Nov 1947
Gazette Notification: 2 Pres 50, 26-1-50
Citation:
On 23 November 1947, 1 Sikh was holding a feature near Uri. Under heavy automatic fire support, 600 raiders reached within 30 yards of the LMG post. But the sustained accurate firing by Sepoy Bagh Singh held the enemy. The section commander was
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Name: Cdr Bahadur Nariman Kavina
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 18 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 86 Pres/72 15-7-72
Citation:
Lieutenant Commander Bahadur Nariman Kavina was the commanding officer of an Indian naval ship, which attacked Karachi on December 1971. Despite enemy's shore batteries and the possibility of an air attack, he repeatedly led his ship on to the enemy forces. His inspiring leadership
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Name: Nk Bahadur Singh
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1962 Leg Horn
Date of Award: 21 Oct 1962
Gazette Notification: 70 Pres/62,12-11-62
Citation:
On the night of21 October 1962, a company of Kumaon Regiment was holding the forward defended localities on McMahon Ridge in the Kibithoo area in NEFA. Naik Bahadur Singh was commanding a section in the forward most post of
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Name: Nk Bahadur Singh
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 15 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 77 Pres/72,17-6-72
Citation:
On 15 December 1971, a battalion of Sikh Light Infantry was ordered to capture the, enemy defence position at Parbat Ali in the Rajasthan Sector. During the attack, the assaulting troops came under heavy artillery and
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Name: Sub Bahadur Singh
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: Op Savage (Sikkim)
Date of Award: 01 Jan 1999
Gazette Notification: 113Pres/98,15-8-99
Citation:
On 11 June 1999, Subedar Bahadur Singh was tasked to neutralise one of the enemy positions at an altitude of approximately 17,400 feet in Jammu and Kashmir during 'Operation Rakshak' in the Kargil Sector. Subedar Bahadur Singh accompanied by
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Name: Nk Baji Ram Thapa
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1962 Leg Horn
Date of Award: 24 Oct 1962
Gazette Notification: 3 Pres/64, 1-1-64
Citation:
Rifleman Bajiram Thapa was with his platoon in a post in NEFA, which the Chinese attacked in overwhelming numbers on 24 October 1962. Rifleman Thapa, who was covering the main track, shot dead two advancing enemy soldiers. Even when a burst of enemy fire wounded him in the
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Name: Nk Bal Bahadur
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 07 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 94 Pres/72,19-8-72
Citation:
During the operations against Pakistan in December 1971, Naik Bal Bahadur was commanding a detachment of an air defence battery deployed in an area in the Western Sector. On 7 December, during an enemy air raid, he directed the fire of
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Name: CHM Bal Bahadur Gurung
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 13 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 124 Pres72,16-12-72
Citation:
During the operations against Pakistan in December 1971, Lance Naik Bal Bahadur Gurung and his section were given the task of raiding an enemy medium machine gun bunker in the Sylhet Sector. Lance Naik Gurung and another jawan crawled within
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Name: Nk Bal Bahadur Mall
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1948 Polo - Hyderabad
Date of Award: 18 May 1948
Gazette Notification: 7 Pres 50, 21-6-50
Citation:
On the night of 17 May 1948,319 Gorkha Rifles was ordered to capture a hill feature in the vicinity of Poonch. But before this could be done, it was necessary to occupy the pimple situated half way up the hill. The platoon commanded by Naik Bal Bahadur Mall led the attack. The enemy opened
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Name: L/Nk Bal Bahadur Thapa
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: Op Savage (Sikkim)
Date of Award: 26 Jan 1991
Gazette Notification: 55 Pres/91, 26-1-91
Citation:
While serving in Sri Lanka, Lance Naik Bal Bahadur Thapa volunteered to be the scout of a patrol party. While patrolling along Rasa Veethi on 19 June 1989, he spotted three youth crossing a fence in a suspicious manner. Ever vigilant, Lance Naik Thapa started chasing these men to
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Name: Hony Capt Balam Ram
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1965 Riddle
Date of Award: 10 Sep 1965
Gazette Notification: 132 Pres 65,17-9-65
Citation:
10 September 1965, a battalion of Punjab Regiment was ordered to capture an enemy position in the Lahore Sector in Pakistan, which was heavily defended and had a number of concrete pillboxes. As Sepoy Balam Ram's platoon was forming up for
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Name: Col Balbir Chand Chopra
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1962 Leg Horn
Date of Award: 14 Nov 1962
Gazette Notification: 27 Pres 63,26-1-63
Citation:
Captain Balbir Chand Chopra established a forward aid post immediately behind the leading companies near the forward observation post position of a Kumaon battalion when the unit launched a counter-attack against the Chinese in
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Name: Lt Col Balbir Singh Poonia
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 24 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 94 Pres/72,19-8-72
Citation:
A battalion of Rajputana Rifles was given the task of capturing an enemy post in the Eastern Sector. Immediately after the objective was captured, the enemy launched a fierce counter-attack, supported by heavy artillery and mortar fire, in which the commanding officer was injured
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Name: Wg Cdr Balchandra Chengapa Karumbaya
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 07 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 92 Pres/72, 29-7-72
Citation:
During the operations against Pakistan in December 1971, Flying Officer Balchandra Chengapa Karumbaya was serving with a fighter bomber squadron. He carried out two, counter air day operation missions to enemy airfields and destroyed a heavy transport aircraft on the ground and
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Name: Maj Baldev Raj Bhola
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 16 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 124 Pres72,16-12-72
Citation:
Major Baldev Raj Bhola, who was commanding a company of a battalion of Dogra Regiment, was ordered to assault a well fortified enemy
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Name: Sqn Ldr Baldev Singh Dogra (now deceased)
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: Op Savage (Sikkim)
Date of Award: 20 Nov 1950
Gazette Notification: 14 Pres 50, 20-11-50
Citation:
(No Citation)
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Name: Capt Baleyada Muthanna Cariappa
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: Op Savage (Sikkim)
Date of Award: 21 Jun 1999
Gazette Notification: 63 Pres/2000, 26.1.2000
Citation:
On the night of20 June 1999, Captain Baleyada Muthanna Cariappa and his column formed part of the battalion group tasked to capture point 5203 in Jammu & Kashmir, a feature strongly held by the enemy where earlier attempts had failed. After treacherous and a
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Name: Hav Baliram Vithal Salvi (now deceased)
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1948 Polo - Hyderabad
Date of Award: 15 Apr 1948
Gazette Notification: 2 Pres 50, 26-1-50
Citation:
During the attack on Rajouri on 14 April 1948, Havildar Baliram Vithal Salvi was in charge of a medium machine gun detachment supporting 1 Kumaon. The attacking troops were held up by intense fire from the enemy on the objective. Havildar Salvi pushed up a big stone at a suitable
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Meetings

Stats

Medals
PVC : 21
MVC : 219
VrC : 1317
Branches
Air Force : 224
Army : 1249
BSF : 13
Civillian : 3
CRPF : 1
Navy : 67

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