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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 Birendra Singh
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: Op Savage (Sikkim)
Date of Award: 26 Jan 1988
Gazette Notification: 35 Pres/88, 22-1-88
Citation:
Major Birendra Singh was Officer Commanding Delta Company of the 13th Battalion, the Sikh Light Infantry during IPKF operations in Sri Lanka. Soon after the battalion touched down at the Palai airfield on 11 October 1987, it was tasked to undertake a
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Name: Hav Bisheshwar Singh
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 13 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 94 Pres/72,19-8-72
Citation:
On December 1971, a battalion of Rajput Regiment was ordered to capture an enemy position in the Eastern Sector. The attack of one of the companies was held up due to heavy and accurate fire from an enemy machine gun bunker located on
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Name: L/Hav Bishnu Bahadur Thapa
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: Op Savage (Sikkim)
Date of Award: 03 Jul 1988
Gazette Notification: 33 Pres/90, 26-1-90
Citation:
Lance Havildar Bishnu Bahadur Thapawas a section commander during search operation in area viswamadu in Sri Lanka from L2 nd to 3rd July 1988. As his section was approaching general area Viswamadu, it came under a heavy fire ofAK-47, G-3 rifles and hand grenades. The fire was so
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Name: Lt Bonala Vijaya Raghunandan Rao
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1965 Riddle
Date of Award: 16 Sep 1965
Gazette Notification: 72 Pres,66,30-9-66
Citation:
Lieutenant BVR Rao was commanding a company of Gorkha Rifles, which was ordered to carry out an attack on enemy positions in the Akhnoor-Chhamb Sector. The enemy closed in from all sides trying to cut off the route of withdrawal. Lieutenant Rao immediately organised covering fire for
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Name: Nk Boota Singh
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 11 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 94 Pres/72,19-8-72
Citation:
Sepoy Boota Singh was with a company of a battalion of Sikh Light Infantry which was deployed in an area in the Western Sector. The company after capturing an area was in the process of reorganisation when the enemy launched a counter-attack supported
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Name: Hony Capt Brahma Nand
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 05 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 73 Pres72, 17-6-72
Citation:
5 December 1971, Risaldar Brahma Nand, commanding a troop of a squadron of cavalry, was guarding the Mandiala crossing in the Chhamb Sector. His troop was heavily attacked by enemy armour and infantry, but he held onto his position foiling all
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Name: Hony Capt Brajendra Chandra Roy
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1962 Leg Horn
Date of Award: 20 Oct 1962
Gazette Notification: 56 Pres 63, 22-7-63
Citation:
Subedar Brajendra Chandra Roy was in charge of a company of Rajput Regiment at a bridge in the Dhola area in NEFA. On 20 October 1962, the Chinese began intensive shelling on this company. Disregarding his personal safety, he went from one platoon position to another encouraging
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Name: Gdsm Brij Lal
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 14 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 194 Pres 72,16-12-72
Citation:
Guardsman Brij Lal was the wireless operator with a platoon of Brigade of Guards, which was assigned the task of clearing an enemy patrol entrenched in its patrol base in the Sialkot Sector. As the platoon was closing in, a medium machine gun opened up
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Name: Nk Brij Mohan Singh
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: Op Savage (Sikkim)
Date of Award: 26 Jan 2000
Gazette Notification: 63 Pres/2000, 26.1.2000
Citation:
Naik Brij Mohan Singh was the squad Commander of "Charlie" team 9 PARA (Special Forces) which was asked to capture an objective called "Sando Top" in Mashkoh sub Sector of Kargil in Jammu & Kashmir on the night June 30101 July 1999. The 30-member team was
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Name: Sub Brijendra Singh
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 04 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 94 Pres/72,19-8-72
Citation:
Subedar Brijendra Singh was the second in command of a company of a battalion of Jat Regiment, which was assigned the task of recapturing a village in the Western Sector. This village was held in strength by the enemy and was dominated by their
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Name: Col Brijpal Singh
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1948 Polo - Hyderabad
Date of Award: 06 Feb 1948
Gazette Notification: 7 Pres 50,21-6-50
Citation:
On 6 February 1948, the enemy in overwhelming numbers attacked one of our key positions in Naushera in J&K. Major Brijpal Singh, who was in charge of a picquet with only two platoons under him, repulsed the attacks
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Name: Sep Bua Ditta Singh
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: Op Savage (Sikkim)
Date of Award: 16 Jul 1946
Gazette Notification: 2 Pres 50, 26-1-50
Citation:
(No Citation)
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Name: Sep Budh Ram
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1948 Polo - Hyderabad
Date of Award: 06 Feb 1948
Gazette Notification: 17 Pres 5011-12-50
Citation:
On 6 February 1948, at Tain Dhar near Naushera, Sepoy Budh Ram was No. 2 of the 2-in mortar on a picquet, which was attacked by over 2000 strong enemy. The mortar ammunition had run short due to the momentum of the battle. Sepoy Budh Ram immediately
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Name: Hav Budh Singh
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1965 Riddle
Date of Award: 16 May 1965
Gazette Notification: 66 Pres/65, 8-7-65
Citation:
On 16 May 1965, Pakistani intruders attacked one of our posts in the Kargil Sector in J&K. The attack was repulsed and Sepoy Budh Singh's battalion was ordered to push back the intruders and capture a point. This point was a very dominating feature and
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Name: L/Nk Budh Singh
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: Op Savage (Sikkim)
Date of Award: 05 Nov 1951
Gazette Notification: 50 Pres/52, 3-7-52
Citation:
During the period 4-5 November 1951, the 1st BN of the King's Own Scottish Borderers suffered several casualties due to a heavy attack at Maryangsan (Korea) and many of the wounded needed immediate evacuation for
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Name: Hav Budhi Bhallabh
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 30 Nov 1971
Gazette Notification: 77 Pres/72,17-6-72
Citation:
Havildar Budhi Bhallabh was a platoon havildar in a battalion of Mahar Regiment. During an assault on the enemy held post in an area in the Eastern Sector, his platoon was held up in front of two enemy bunkers due to heavy and accurate fire. Half of the men in his
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Name: Nb Sub Budhi Singh
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1948 Polo - Hyderabad
Date of Award: 17 Jan 1948
Gazette Notification: 2 Pres 50, 26-1-50
Citation:
(No Citation)
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Name: Hony Capt C Perumal
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1965 Riddle
Date of Award: 03 Sep 1965
Gazette Notification: 131 Pres/65, 10.5.65
Citation:
On 3 September 1965, while commanding a detachment of an air defence battery guarding Akhnoor bridge, Havildar C. Perumal displayed courage
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Name: Nk C Subbaiyan
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: Op Savage (Sikkim)
Date of Award: 26 Jan 1991
Gazette Notification: 55 Pres/91, 26-1-91
Citation:
Naik C. Subbaiyan was section commander in the Number 7 platoon of Charlie Company, 2 Madras deployed on Nedunkandal Bund on 30 July 1989, in Operation Pawan. At about 1130 hours, his section came under heavy fire of 40-50 automatic weapons simultaneously from different
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Name: Sub CA Madhavan Nambiar
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1965 Riddle
Date of Award: 07 Sep 1965
Gazette Notification: 132 Pres 65,17-9-65
Citation:
On the night of 7 September 1965, when one of our battalions launched an attack on the enemy in the Sialkot Sector, Subedar C.A.Madhavan Nambiar was commanding the signal platoon. While providing signal communication to the
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Name: Rfn Chagan Singh
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 01 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 77 Pres/72,17-6-72
Citation:
While clearing an enemy post in the Eastern Sector, Rifleman Chagan Singh's platoon came under intense shelling and heavy small arms fire. When about twenty-five yards short of the enemy position, he spotted an enemy 106-mm recoilless gun
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Name: Maj Gen Chajju Ram
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1965 Riddle
Date of Award: 06 Sep 1965
Gazette Notification: 132 Pres 65,17-9-65
Citation:
On 6 September 1965, our forces eliminated the enemy bridgehead in the Dera Baba Nanak area. During the afternoon, the enemy mounted a strong counter-attack. The enemy also brought a troop of medium tanks and proceeded to press his
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Name: Inspector Chanan Singh
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: Op Savage (Sikkim)
Date of Award: 22 Apr 1972
Gazette Notification: 124 Pres72,16-12-72
Citation:
Naik Chanan Singh was commanding a section of the Border Security Force in a screen position in the Western Sector during the conflict with Pakistan. On 3 and 4 December 1971, the enemy launched seven attacks against this position in overwhelming
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Name: Hav Chand Singh
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1965 Riddle
Date of Award: 06 Sep 1965
Gazette Notification: 131 Pres/65, 10.5.65
Citation:
Naik Chand Singh was the leading section commander in the assault by two companies on Raja picquet, a well-fortified defended locality of the enemy across the ceasefire line in the Poonch Sector. At about 0600 hours on 6 Sep 1965, when the companies were
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Name: L/Nk Chand Singh
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1948 Polo - Hyderabad
Date of Award: 23 May 1948
Gazette Notification: 2 Pres 50, 26-1-50
Citation:
On 23 May 1948, Lance Naik Chand Singh was in command of the leading section of a platoon patrol at Machhoi. His platoon came under heavy and accurate MMG and automatic fire, killing and wounding half of his section straightaway. He collected the LMG 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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