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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 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: Nk Chain Singh
Award: Mahavir Chakra (MVC)
Operation: 1962 Leg Horn
Date of Award: 10 Oct 1962
Gazette Notification: 55 Pres/63, 22-7-63
Citation:
Naik Chain Singh was in a platoon position at Tsengjong in NEFA in October 1962. Approximately 500 Chinese concentrated in the vicinity of this post and started shelling it with guns and mortars. Although greatly outnumbered and with a limited quantity of ammunition, Naik Chain Singh
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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: Nk Chand Singh
Award: Mahavir Chakra (MVC)
Operation: 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War
Date of Award: 22 Nov 1947
Gazette Notification: 2Pres/50, 26-1-50
Citation:
At Uri, on 22 November 1947, at about 2215 hrs in operation against tribesmen in Kashmir State the enemy attacked hill 085107 held by a platoon of 1 Sikh. This feature was vital for the defence of the Uri Camp. Naik Chand Singh commanded a section of his
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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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Name: Col Chandel Pal
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 04 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 124 Pres72,16-12-72
Citation:
2nd Lieutenant Chander Pal, a troop leader, was given the task of assaulting a well fortified position in the Eastern Sector. With complete disregard for his personal safety, he put his tank right in the front and charged through the
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Name: Maj Chander Ballabh Sharma
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: Op Savage (Sikkim)
Date of Award: 26 Jan 1991
Gazette Notification: 55 Pres/91, 26-1-91
Citation:
Captain Chander Ballabh Sharma, was the Second-in-Command of Alfa Company 13 Sikh Light Infantry deployed at Kadaiparichchan. On 13 September 1989, at about 1000 hours, a message was received from Subedar Teja Singh that his platoon had encountered militants in the
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Name: Capt Chander Narain Singh
Award: Mahavir Chakra (MVC)
Operation: 1965 May - Ablaze
Date of Award: 05 Aug 1965
Gazette Notification: 124 Pres/65,10-9-65
Citation:
On 5 August 1965, Captain C.N. Singh was detailed to search for five Pakistani soldiers who were reported to have been in Poonch area, in the vicinity of a Brigade HO. While so doing, the patrol party encountered heavy Pakistani light machine gun, mortar and grenade fire from a higher
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Name: Sub (Hony Capt) Chander Singh
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1965 Riddle
Date of Award: 21 Sep 1965
Gazette Notification: 15 Pres. 66,1-1-66
Citation:
Naik Chander Singh was section commander in a battalion attack on 21 September 1965 on an important feature in the Tithwal Sector. Naik Chander Singh's platoon was pinned down about 30 yards from the forward-defended localities. It cost his section one
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Name: Maj Chandra Kant
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 04 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 94 Pres/72,19-8-72
Citation:
Major Chandra Kant was in command of company detailed to put a post behind an enemy position in the Eastern Sector. Under his able leadership, the company established it before the enemy could withdraw. The enemy finding its route of withdrawal
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Name: Sub (Hony Capt) Chandraket Prasad Yadav
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: Op Savage (Sikkim)
Date of Award: 14 Jan 1972
Gazette Notification: 94 Pres/72,19-8-72
Citation:
During the operations against Pakistan in December 71, Lance Naik Chandraket PrasadYadav was the commander of a rocket launcher detachment of a battalion of Bihar Regiment which was deployed in the Eastern Sector. At about 1215 hours on 16 December an enemy convoy
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Name: Nb Sub Chandri Chand
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1948 Polo - Hyderabad
Date of Award: 14 Mar 1948
Gazette Notification: 2 Pres 50, 26-1-50
Citation:
On 25 February 1948, Havildar Chandri Chand was in command of a platoon, which was part of a force ordered to capture Dhindheka village. He rushed up with his men and charged the enemy. In the melee, he saw one of his light machine gunner lying
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Name: Nb Sub Cherian Wangdus
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 23 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 94 Pres/72,19-8-72
Citation:
Naib Subedar Cherin Wangdus of Ladakh Scouts who was commanding a platoon of the company was assigned the task of capturing enemy held posts in the Western Sector. On 10 December 1971, when due to heavy enemy medium machine gun and mortar fire
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Name: Hav Chet Singh
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1948 Polo - Hyderabad
Date of Award: 29 Jun 1948
Gazette Notification: 2 Pres 50, 26-1-50
Citation:
On 29 June 1948, at Machhoi, Naik Chet Singh was in command of a section picquet. Under the cover of darkness the enemy had brought two MMGs and an attacking force to within 800 yards of the picquet. At 0600 hours under heavy concentration of 2 inch
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Name: Lt Col Chewang Rinchen (now deceased)
Award: Mahavir Chakra (MVC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 08 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 22 Pres/72,12-2-72
Citation:
Major Chewang Rinchen of Ladakh Scouts was commander of the force assigned the task of capturing the Chalunka complex of enemy defences in the Partappur Sector. Each of these nine enemy strong points were held by one to two platoons and fortified with mines and wire obstacles. This
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Name: Lt Col Chewang Rinchen (now deceased)
Award: Mahavir Chakra (MVC)
Operation: 1947 Indo Pak Kashmir War
Date of Award: 01 Jul 1948
Gazette Notification: 9 Pres/52,26.1.52
Citation:
As a young lad of 17 Chewang Rinchen* enrolled himself in the Ladakh Guards on 25 July 1948. With hardly a week’s training he organised and trained a local militia unit of 28 youths. In September, operating alongside Indian Army units, he fought in the Nubra Valley. His grim defence of a
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Name: Nb Sub Chhemit Dorje
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1962 Leg Horn
Date of Award: 27 Oct 1962
Gazette Notification: 70 Pres/62,12-11-62
Citation:
Naik Chhemit Dorje was at a post in Ladakh when it was heavily shelled by the Chinese on 27 Oct 1962. Naik Dorje held
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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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