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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: 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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Name: Col Suresh Chandra Sharma
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 10 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 94 Pres/72,19-8-72
Citation:
Lieutenant Suresh Chandra Sharma was commanding a platoon of Rajput Regiment. On 10 December 1971, his platoon was assigned the task of raiding an enemy post in an area in the Sialkot Sector. He planned and organised and executed the raid with exceptional skill and competence.
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Name: Wg Cdr Suresh Damodar Karnik
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 18 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 92 Pres/72,27-1-72
Citation:
During the operations against Pakistan in December 1971, Squadron Leader Suresh Damodar Karnik served as flight commander of a bomber squadron. He flew six very important and difficult missions, by day as well as by night, in the Western and Eastern Sectors. These missions
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Name: Lt Suresh Gajanan Samant
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 05 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 78 Pres/72,17-6-72
Citation:
Lieutenant Suresh Gajanan Samant was on board an Indian Naval unit which attacked Karachi on the night of 5 December 1971. As navigating officer, he was responsible for getting the ships in a position to attack enemy ships off Karachi and also other
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Name: Lt (X) Suresh Kumar Mitter
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 10 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 86 Pres/72 15-7-72
Citation:
During the operations against Pakistan in December 1971, Lieutenant Suresh Kumar Mitter was the commanding officer of a naval unit. Braving enemy shore defences and aircraft, he attacked the port of Mongla with extreme devotion to duty disrupting all sea traffic. His actions finally
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Name: Cmde Suresh Kumar Sabhlok
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 23 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 86 Pres/72 15-7-72
Citation:
Commander Suresh Kumar Sabhlok was the commanding officer of a naval unit, which tookpart in the second naval attack on Karachi. On the night of 8 December 1971, he was assigned the task of destroying an enemy patrol craft in the approaches to Karachi. Despite the proximity of
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Name: Lt Col Surinder Kapur (retd)
Award: Mahavir Chakra (MVC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 01 Jan 1971
Gazette Notification: 18 Pres/72,12-2-72
Citation:
Lieutenant Colonel Surinder Kapur was commanding a battalion of the J&K Rifles on the Eastern Front. His battalion was given the task of talung up a defensive position in the Jessore Sector to blunt enemy attacks and inflict maximum casualties on him. Lieutenant Colonel Kapur displayed
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Name: Col Surinder Nath Tandon (now deceased)
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1962 Leg Horn
Date of Award: 17 Nov 1962
Gazette Notification: 3 Pres/64, 1-1-64
Citation:
2nd Lieutenant S.N. Tandon was commanding a company of Garhwal Rifles. which had taken up a defensive position between Jang and Nuranang in NEFA which the Chinese attacked. On 17 November 1962, 2nd Lieutenant Tandon visited his forward posts under heavy mortar fire. The jawans
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Name: Maj Surinder Singh
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: Op Savage (Sikkim)
Date of Award: 26 Jan 1990
Gazette Notification: 33Pres/90, 26-1-90
Citation:
Major Surinder Singh was tasked to approach a suspected militant hideout in an area east of Puttar in Sri Lanka. He located and identified the hideout. Thereafter, he decided to raid it. On 5 June 1989, he organised his patrol of 15 Other Ranks and went into the raid during which he
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Name: Maj Surinder Singh Jamwal (now deceased)
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 16 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 124 Pres72,16-12-72
Citation:
On 16 December 1971, the task of clearing enemy defences in an area in the Eastern Sector was given to a battalion of Dogra regiment. In this attack, Major Surinder Singh Jamwal was commanding a company. He led his men under very heavy enemy artillery and
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Name: Flt Lt Surinder Singh Malhotra
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 12 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 92 Pres/72,27-1-72
Citation:
During the operations against Pakistan, on 12 December 1971, Flight Lieutenant Surinder Singh Malhotra was detailed to carry out a photo reconnaissance mission over Risalwala airfield deep inside enemy territory. He noticed two enemy Mig- 19s over the
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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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