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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: Nk Sukhdev Singh
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: Op Savage (Sikkim)
Date of Award: 04 Mar 1989
Gazette Notification: 33 Pres/90, 26-1-90
Citation:
Naik Sukhdev Singh was rocket launcher number one of 1 Troop Alfa Team in Sri Lanka. On the 4 March 1989 the team faced a strong militant camp of approximately 150 strength. Under heavy fire, Naik Sukhdev Singh deployed hi rocket launcher. He was injured by a claymore mine, but
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Name: Wg Cdr Sukhdev Singh Dhillon
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 17 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 92 Pres/72, 29-7-72
Citation:
During the operations against Pakistan in December 1971, Flying Officer Sukhdev Singh Dhillon flew as a pilot in a helicopter unit and single-handedly evacuated 87 battle casualties from the most difficult and hazardous terrain of the Kargil sector in
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Name: Col Sukhpal Singh
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 04 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 94Pres 72,19-8-72
Citation:
Major Sukhpal Singhwas commanding a company of Jat Regiment during the operations against Palastan in December 1971 in the Western Sector. On 4 December, his company was assigned the task of recapturing a village occupied the previous day This position was held in strength
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Name: Sep Sukhwant Singh
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: Op Savage (Sikkim)
Date of Award: 15 Apr 1988
Gazette Notification: 37Pres/88 , 15-4-88
Citation:
13 Battalion of the Sikh Light Infantry was tasked to undertake a heliborne operation and capture the Jaffna University Campus. In consequent on the landing of barely one platoon of Delta Company of which Sepoy Sukhwant Singh was a member of the heliborne operation had to be called
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Name: Col Sukhwant Singh Gill
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 06 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 94 Pres/72,19-8-72
Citation:
Captain Sukhwant Singh Gill was the officiating battery commander with a battalion of Sikh Regiment in the Chhamb Sector. On 3 and 4 December 1971, the enemy launched a series of massive attacks against our positions supported by armour, artillery and
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Name: Gp Capt Sukrutaraj Jayandra
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 16 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 92 Pres/72, 29-7-72
Citation:
During the operations against Pakistan in December 1971, Flight Lieutenant Sukrutaraj Jayandra was serving with a fighter bomber squadron in the Eastern Sector. While escorting a formation of four aircraft proceeding to Tezgaon airfield, he was number two in
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Name: Sub Sultan Mohammed Khan
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 08 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 77 Pres/72,17-6-72
Citation:
Naib Subedar Sultan Mohammed Khan was ordered to take a patrol to reconnoitre a strongly held enemy position in an area in the Kargil Sector. On 8 December 1971, while probing the defence, his light machine gun detachment strayed into a minefield and its members were injured by a
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Name: Hav Sultan Singh Narwaria
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: Op Savage (Sikkim)
Date of Award: 15 Aug 1999
Gazette Notification: 18 Pres/2000,15-8-99
Citation:
On 12th/3th June 1999, Havildar Sultan Singh Nanvaria was the section commander of Number One Section, which was tasked to capture area Rock of Point 4590 in the Drass sector during 'Operation Vijay'. The success of the company attack hinged on his ability to capture area Rock and
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Name: Capt Suman Dasgupta
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: Op Savage (Sikkim)
Date of Award: 26 Jan 1999
Gazette Notification: 113 Pres/98,26-1-99
Citation:
During Operation 'MEGHDOOT' in Siachen Glacier, Captain Suman Dasgupta was commanding a post at an altitude of 20,500 feet. On 06 June 1998, at around 1930 hours as he was observing the enemy post from a sentry bunker, he noticed some
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Name: Capt Sumeet Roy
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: Vijay - Kargil
Date of Award: 15 Aug 1999
Gazette Notification: 18 Pres/2000,15-8-99
Citation:
On 28 June 1999 during 'Operation Vijay', Captain Sumeet Roy was the second-in command of Delta Company which was assigned to capture Point 4700 in the Drass sector. Captain Roy was tasked to capture the observation post of the enemy. He set out with a section and at 2330
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Name: Maj Sunhara Singh
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 05 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 94 Pres/72,19-8-72
Citation:
Major Sunhara Singh, a company commander in Kumaon Regiment, was assigned the task of capturing an enemy post in the Rajasthan Sector. During the attack, the enemy brought down intense and effective small arms fire on our troops. Undeterred, Major Sunhara Singh led the charge
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Name: Capt Sunil Chander
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1987 Pawan Sri Lanka
Date of Award: 16 Oct 1987
Gazette Notification: 35 Pres/88, 22-1-88
Citation:
Sunil Chander was deployed in Sri Lanka as part of the Indian Peace Keeping Force. He was commander of a Suicide Squad. A company located at Annnai-Kottai was surrounded and repeatedly attacked by the militants on 16 October, resulting in heavy casualties and necessitating immediate
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Name: Capt Sunil Khokhar
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: Op Savage (Sikkim)
Date of Award: 01 Jan 1996
Gazette Notification:
Citation:
On 20 February 1994, Captain Sunil Khokhar volunteered to man the Pahalawan Observation Post located at a height of 19,856 feet in Jammu & Kashmir and sought permission to remain on the post beyond his scheduled tenure of45 days. In the early hours of 5 May 1994, the enemy
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Name: Capt Sunit Barnie
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: Op Savage (Sikkim)
Date of Award: 01 Jan 1996
Gazette Notification:
Citation:
Captain Sunit Barnie was the Post Commander of a very sensitive post called 'Hump' located approximately 150 metres from the Line of control. On 8April1995 at about 1940 hours, the enemy started firing at the post. Taking advantage of the firing, some militants crept in close to the post
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Name: Lt Col Surajit Chaudhri
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 06 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 94 Pres/72,19-8-72
Citation:
Major Suraj Jit Chaudhari was commanding a squadron of an armoured regiment in the Shakargarh Sector. On 6 December 1971, leading his squadron with courage, skill and competence he broke through an enemy minefield despite intense and heavy enemy
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Name: Sep Suram Chand
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1962 Leg Horn
Date of Award: 10 Oct 1962
Gazette Notification: 56 Pres 63, 22-7-63
Citation:
Sepoy Suram Chand was the Bren gunner in a platoon at Tsengjong in NEFA, whichwas attacked by the Chinese on 10 October 1962. Although our troops were greatly outnumbered and had only limited ammunition, Sepoy Suram Chand joined the battle with cool courage. The attack was
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Name: Air Cmde Surapati Bhattacharya
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1965 Riddle
Date of Award: 12 Sep 1965
Gazette Notification: 15 Pres. 66,1-1-66
Citation:
Wing Commander Surapati Bhattacharya was the commander of an operational fighter squadron in the Western Sector in September 1965. He led a large number of missions against enemy armour and troop concentrations in close support
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Name: Maj Surendar Mohan Sharma
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1965 Riddle
Date of Award: 13 Sep 1965
Gazette Notification: 134 Pres/65,16-10-65
Citation:
On the night of 13 September 1965, Major Surendar Mohan Sharma's company, along with a troop of tanks, was established at Kalarawanda in the Sialkot Sector in Pakistan. After heavy shelling and tank fire, an enemy infantry battalion, supported by a squadron of tanks and artillery,
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Name: Maj Surendar Parshad
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1965 Riddle
Date of Award: 21 Sep 1965
Gazette Notification: 72 Pres 66, 30-9-66
Citation:
Thatti Jaimal Singh was captured by a Maratha Battalion, the enemy launched a counterattack on 21 September 1965 on a company position as a result of which the company was severely wounded and evacuated. Major Surendar Parshad took over command of the company, which had
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Name: Hav Surendar Singh
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: Op Savage (Sikkim)
Date of Award: 01 Jan 1996
Gazette Notification: 88 Pres/96 ,15-8-96
Citation:
On 15 June 1995, Havildar Surendar Singh was mortar detachment commander at the Tiger Saddle, the most distant and difficult post in the Siachen Glacier. Unmindful of the heavy enemy shelling on Tiger Saddle, he deployed his mortars and
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Name: Brig Surendra Kaushik
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 04 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 94Pres 72,19-8-72
Citation:
On 4 December 1971, Captain Surendra Kaushik with two tanks was assigned the task of preventing the enemy armour advancing along the Dewa axis in the Chhamb Sector. He deployed his tanks on the Guran heights. The enemy advancing towards Chhamb attacked his tanks with
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Name: Maj Gen Surendra Shah
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1965 Riddle
Date of Award: 21 Sep 1965
Gazette Notification: 15 Pres. 66,1-1-66
Citation:
On September 1965, Captain Surendra Shah's company was given the task of capturing a strongly held feature in Tithwal Sector in Jammu & Kashmir across the cease-fire line. Captain Shah led his assaulting troops despite heavy enemy opposition. When the leading platoon was held
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Name: Maj Gen Suresh Chand Pandit (now deceased)
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1948 Polo - Hyderabad
Date of Award: 08 Nov 1948
Gazette Notification: 7 Pres 50,21-6-50
Citation:
On 23 October 1948, during the liberation of Poonch, one of the enemy's strongly entrenched positions was completely surprised by a battalion of Gorkhas under the command of Lieutenant Colonel Suresh Chand Pandit. In the face of pitched and bitter fighting, after the result had been
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Name: Brig Suresh Chander Vadera
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1965 Riddle
Date of Award: 10 Sep 1965
Gazette Notification: 132 Pres 65,17-9-65
Citation:
On 10 September 1965, in a tank battle with Pakistani tanks near Khem Karan, Major Suresh Chander Vadera of 3rd Cavalry deployed his squadron with imagination and boldness, resulting in the capture of nine enemies Patton tanks apart from
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Name: Maj Gen Suresh Chandra Gupta
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 05 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 94 Pres/72,19-8-72
Citation:
On 5 December 1971, Lieutenant Colonel Suresh Chandra Gupta, who was commanding a battalion of 5th Gorkha Rifles, was ordered to capture a village in the Western Sector. The village was a well-fortified position, held in strength by the enemy and
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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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