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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: Hav Sher Bahadur Gurung
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: Op Savage (Sikkim)
Date of Award: 21 Jun 1950
Gazette Notification: 7 Pres 50, 21-6-50
Citation:
On 2 November 1948, after the breaking up of the Zojila defences, one platoon was sent up to Badgumbar Nar to round up the enemy. The advance of this platoon was, however, held up by accurate and close range enemy light automatic fire fro behind a well
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Name: Nk Sher Singh
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1948 Polo - Hyderabad
Date of Award: 09 Apr 1948
Gazette Notification: 2 Pres 50, 26-1-50
Citation:
On 9 April1948, while advancing to Rajouri, Lance Naik Sher Singh was in command of a section of platoon, which had been ordered to capture a high feature near village Chakli. Charging up the hillside the men from his section fell victim to enemy grenades which were being freely thrown.
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Name: Sub (Hony Lt) Sher Singh
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1948 Polo - Hyderabad
Date of Award: 14 Mar 1948
Gazette Notification: 2 Pres 50, 26-1-50
Citation:
On 14 March 1948, during the advance on Jhangar, Jemadar Sher Singh was in command of a company, which was ordered to take an objective. Advancing from a flank, he came under heavy fire from 6 LMGs, 2 MMGs and one BESA. Jemadar Sher Singh, who was with the leading platoon, led
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Name: Sep Sher Singh
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1948 Polo - Hyderabad
Date of Award: 13 Oct 1948
Gazette Notification: 2 Pres 50, 26-1-50
Citation:
Sepoy Sher Singh was the Bren Gun No. 2 of his platoon which was rushed on 13 October 1948, in Tithwal area of J & K, to reinforce 'A' Company after the latter had come under heavy enemy attack and suffered many casualties. The enemy had also blocked the track leading to the 'A'
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Name: Sub Sher Singh
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 03 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 124 Pres72,16-12-72
Citation:
Naik Sher Singh was commander of a section which was ordered to silence an enemy post in an area in the Eastern Sector. The section came under heavy and accurate light machine gun fire from an enemy bunker. Unmindful for his safety, Naik Sher Singh charged the bunker and silenced
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Name: Lt Col Sher Singh
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 06 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 94 Pres/72,19-8-72
Citation:
Major Sher Singh was commanding a company which was assigned the task of capturing an enemy position in the Rajasthan Sector. The position to be captured was held in strength by the enemy and was fortified with mines and obstacles. During the attack, the enemy brought down heavy
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Name: 2nd Lt. Sheshana Manju Nath
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 03 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 77 Pres/72,17-6-72
Citation:
On 3 December 1971, a battalion of Rajput Regiment was advancing along the axis Pachagarh Thakurgaon in the Eastern Sector. Second Lieutenant Sheshanna Manju Nath was commanding the leading platoon. During the advance, the enemy opened up with a medium machine gun
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Name: Nk Shioram Shinde
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1948 Polo - Hyderabad
Date of Award: 06 Feb 1948
Gazette Notification: 2 Pres 50, 26-1-50
Citation:
(No Citation)
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Name: Hony Nb Sub Shishpal Singh
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1948 Polo - Hyderabad
Date of Award: 06 Feb 1948
Gazette Notification: 2 Pres 50, 26-1-50
Citation:
(No Citation)
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Name: Sub Shiv Ram
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1948 Polo - Hyderabad
Date of Award: 20 Nov 1948
Gazette Notification: 17 Pres 5011-12-50
Citation:
On 19 November 1948, Naik Shiv Ram's section was leading a column at night to capture Khanetar Gali, When his section was within 100 yards of the objective, the enemy opened up heavy automatic and rifle grenade fire in which one OR was killed and another wounded.
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Name: Brig Shivaji Wasudeo Shahane
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1948 Polo - Hyderabad
Date of Award: 14 Dec 1948
Gazette Notification: 14 Pres 50, 20-11-50
Citation:
On 14 December 1948, Major Shivaji Wasudeo Shahane was detailed to go up in an aircraft to locate and engage enemy positions at Batot and Bagsar. As he flew over the enemy area, he was met by heavy anti aircraft fire, but without caring for his personal safety, he reconnoitered an enemy battery
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Name: Wg Cdr Shivinder Singh Bains
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 17 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 92 Pres/72,27-1-72
Citation:
During the operations against Pakistan in December 1971, as a pilot in a fighter squadron, Flight Lt. Shivinder Singh Bains flew fourteen operational missions in the Poonch, Uri and Kargil Sectors in close support of our
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Name: Hony Capt Shreepati Singh
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 04 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 94 Pres/72,19-8-72
Citation:
Lance Naik Shreepati Singh was the commander of a radar unit deployed for the protection of a radar installation in the Western Sector. On 4 December 1971, the enemy attacked this installation with F-104 Star fighters. Lance Naik Shreepati Singh showed grit and determination in laying
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Name: Wg Cdr Shri Krishna Singh
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1965 Riddle
Date of Award: 06 Sep 1965
Gazette Notification: 15 Pres. 66,1-1-66
Citation:
Squadron Leader Shri Krishna Singh was in charge of the ground defence and security arrangements of an airfield when hostilities started with Pakistan. On 6 September 1965, over 60 Pakistani paratroopers, equipped with modern weapons and equipment, were airdropped in the vicinity
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Name: Nk Shridhar Vithal Kurankar
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: Op Savage (Sikkim)
Date of Award: 26 Jan 1990
Gazette Notification: 33Pres/90, 26-1-90
Citation:
On 8 July 1989, a patrol party consisting of eight personnel spotted two hardcore militants going on a bicycle. On seeing the army vehicle, the militants discarded their bicycle in panic, and ran for safety. One of the militants, taking advantage of compound
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Name: Capt Shyam Lal Sinha
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: Op Savage (Sikkim)
Date of Award: 01 Jan 1999
Gazette Notification: 18 Pres/2000,15-8-99
Citation:
During "Operation Meghdoot", 27 Rajput Regiment was tasked to capture a strategic post "Point 5770 Top" occupied by the enemy and overlooking our own defences in the southern Glacier sub-sector. Captain Shyamlal Sinha was attached with 27 Rajput and his team volunteered
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Name: Hony Capt Shyam Mal
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1948 Polo - Hyderabad
Date of Award: 01 May 1948
Gazette Notification: 2 Pres 50, 26-1-50
Citation:
On 1 May 1948, during the advance to Thannamandi, Subedar Major Shyam Mal was second in command of a company, which had been ordered to capture the Nirojal feature, a stronghold of the enemy. The objective was attacked by two companies, his company being on the right flank.
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Name: Rfn Shyam Singh
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: Vijay - Kargil
Date of Award: 15 Aug 1999
Gazette Notification: 18 Pres/2000,15-8-99
Citation:
During "Operation Vijay", Rifleman Shyam Singh volunteered to be part of Charlie company commander's assault team tasked to capture area Flat Top at Point 4875 in Mushkoh Valley Displaying exemplary field craft and braving rugged and inhospitable terrain, rarified atmosphere and heavy
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Name: Col Shyamveer Singh Rathore
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 23 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 94 Pres/72,19-8-72
Citation:
Major Shyamveer Singh Rathore, commanding a company of Grenadiers in the Eastern Sector, was given the task of capturing an enemy post. The attack was halted by intense enemy small arms and mortar fire. With utter disregard for his personal safety, he crawled up to the enemy light
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Name: Hony Nb Sub Sigdar Singh
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1948 Polo - Hyderabad
Date of Award: 06 Feb 1948
Gazette Notification: 2 Pres 50, 26-1-50
Citation:
(No Citation)
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Name: AVM Sindhaghatta Subbaramu
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 17 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 92 Pres/72,27-1-72
Citation:
During the operations against Pakistan in December 1971, Squadron Leader Sindhaghatta Subbaramu flew 32 missions of combat air patrol, escort and interception. He flew these sorties in adverse weather conditions and in pitch dark in the vicinity of hilly areas. During every escort
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Name: UP/L Nk Singh Ram
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1962 Leg Horn
Date of Award: 18 Nov 1962
Gazette Notification: 17 Pres 64, 26-1-64
Citation:
On 18 November 1962, the Chinese attacked our post at Rezangla in Ladakh with heavy artillery and mortar fire and established a machine gun position near the post. Naik Gulab Singh and Lance Naik Singh Ram charged this position with a handful of men and almost reached it when they
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Name: Hav (Hony Nb Sub) Sirdhar Khan
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 19 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 94 Pres/72,19-8-72
Citation:
During the operations against Pakistan in December 1971, Naik Sirdhar Khan was a section commander in a battalion of Grenadiers deployed in the Eastern Sector. His company was given the task of capturing an area held by the enemy in strength. On reaching the objective, the company
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Name: Rfn Siri Bahadur Thapa
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1987 Pawan Sri Lanka
Date of Award: 09 Nov 1987
Gazette Notification: 37Pres/88 , 15-4-88
Citation:
Rifleman Siri Bahadur Thapa of 'C' Company displayed tremendous courage with utter disregard to his personal safety on 9 November 1987 while the Company was advancing from Chutumalai to Annaikoddai junction. The Company was pinned down 400 yards short ofthe Annaikoddai
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Name: Hav Sish Ram Gill
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: Op Savage (Sikkim)
Date of Award: 15 Aug 1999
Gazette Notification: 18 Pres/2000,15-8-99
Citation:
On 8 July 1999 during "Operation Vijay", Havildar Sis Ram Gill along with his team was tasked to raid the enemy post at "Majnu", located at over 17,000 feet in high altitude. Havildar Gill led the commando team from the front and using special
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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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