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When the pin is pulled, Mr. Grenade is not our friend.
- U.S. Marine Corps

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: Grenadier Yogendra Singh Yadav
Award: Param Vir Chakra (PVC)
Operation: Vijay - Kargil
Date of Award: 12 Sep 1999
Gazette Notification: 16-Pres/2000, 15.8.99
Citation:
Grenadier Yogendra Singh Yadav was part of the leading team of Ghatak Platoon tasked to capture Tiger Hill on the night of 3/4 July 1999. The approach to the top was steep, snow bound and rocky. Grenadier Yogendra Singh Yadav, unmindful of the risk involved, volunteered to be in the
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Name: Lt Col Yogesh kumar Joshi
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: Op Savage (Sikkim)
Date of Award: 15 Aug 1999
Gazette Notification: 18 Pres/2000,15-8-99
Citation:
Lieutenant Colonel Yogesh Kumar Joshi, 13 Jammu & Kashmir Rifles, was tasked to capture the strategically vital Point 5140 in Drass Sector during "Operation Vijay". Lieutenant Colonel Joshi conceived a brilliant plan catering for coordinated action to
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Name: Gp Capt ZA Shah
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: Op Savage (Sikkim)
Date of Award: 20 Nov 1950
Gazette Notification: 14 Pres 50, 20-11-50
Citation:
As a commander of a fighter squardron, Squadron Leader ZA Shah organised the Air Force base at Srinagar. He stayed in Kashmir throughout the
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Name: Sep Zaila Singh
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1948 Polo - Hyderabad
Date of Award: 01 Jul 1948
Gazette Notification: 2 Pres 50, 26-1-50
Citation:
1 July 1948, at Gumri in Jammu and Kashmir, Sepoy Zaila Singh was No. 2 of an LMG outpost. At 0600 hours the enemy attacked the picquet with two companies with MMG and 2-inch mortar support and reached some 400 yards. As his LMG No. 1 got seriously wounded, Sepoy Zaila Singh at
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Name: Lt Gen Zorawar Chand Bakshi (retd)
Award: Mahavir Chakra (MVC)
Operation: 1965 May - Ablaze
Date of Award: 05 Aug 1965
Gazette Notification: 9 Pres/66,1-1-66
Citation:
Brigadier Zorawar Chand Bakshi was commander of a brigade in Aug-Sept 1965 employed on the difficult task of capturing Basali, Haji Pir Pass and Kahuta, which was vital for the Uri-Poonch link-up. The road connecting Uri and Poonch via Haji Pir had deteriorated due to disuse and some
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Name: Lt Gen Zorawar Chand Bakshi (retd)
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1965 May - Ablaze
Date of Award: 05 Aug 1965
Gazette Notification: 2 Pres 50, 26-1-50
Citation:
(No Citation)
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Name: Civ Porter Zuma Mohammad (retd)
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1948 Polo - Hyderabad
Date of Award: 19 Jun 1948
Gazette Notification: 10 Pres/52, 26-1-52
Citation:
On 19 June 1948, Civilian Zuma Mohammad was one of a party carrying ammunition and rations which accompanied Lieutenant Colonel N M Khanna, Commander 4 Kumaon, from Pandoo Hill to another feature. The party consisted of half a
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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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