Search awardees database :  

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.

 

Media


Awards

Awardee Name: Service: Medal:
Operation:
Name: Hav A Shanmuga Sundaram
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: Op Savage (Sikkim)
Date of Award: 26 Jan 1990
Gazette Notification: 33 Pres/90, 26-1-90
Citation:
On the 16 July 1988, a mobile patrol consisting of one Junior Commissioned Officer and 15 Other Ranks was sent out to area Pannakam and Tolpurarn/Chulipuram in Sril Lanka to kill and apprehend a group of armed militants reported to have been seen in that area. When the patrol
Click here for full details
Name: Sub (Hony Capt) ABA Kiratkude (now deceased)
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1948 Polo - Hyderabad
Date of Award: 29 Jun 1948
Gazette Notification: 2 Pres 50, 26-1-50
Citation:
On 23 June 1948, the enemy attacked the MMG picquet of Lance Naik A B A Kiratkude with browning machine guns and 3" mortars. But the brave NCO broke the enemy attack by continuously firing from his MMG. The enemy even suffered eleven casualties. Again on 29 June 1948, the enemy
Click here for full details
Name: CQMH Abdul Hamid
Award: Param Vir Chakra (PVC)
Operation: 1965 Riddle
Date of Award: 27 Dec 1965
Gazette Notification: 14 Pres/65,17.9.65
Citation:
At 0800 hours on 10 September 1965, Pakistani forces launched an attack with a regiment of Patton tanks on a vital area ahead of village Chima on the Bhikhiwind road in the Khem Karan Sector. The attack was preceded by ...
Click here for full details
Name: Maj Abdul Rafey Khan
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1965 Riddle
Date of Award: 17 Sep 1965
Gazette Notification: 72 Pres 66, 30-9-66
Citation:
On 17 September 1965, Major Abdul Rafey Khan was commanding a battalion of Garhwal Rifles, which had captured Butur Deograndi village to the west 01 Chawinda and taken up a defensive position on the near side of the village. The enemy made a
Click here for full details
Name: Hav Abdul Rahiman Kunju
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1948 Polo - Hyderabad
Date of Award: 07 Jan 1948
Gazette Notification: 2 Pres 50, 26-1-50
Citation:
On 7 January 1948 near Samba in Jammu & Kashmir, Naik Abdul Rahiman Kunju was commanding a patrol. While advancing with his patrol, he saw a party of enemy coming towards him. The patrol and the enemy immediately took cover and commenced firing on each other. Naik Abdul
Click here for full details
Name: L/Nk Abhey Ram
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 06 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 124 Pres72,16-12-72
Citation:
Lance Naik Abhey Ram was serving with a battalion of Rajputana Rifles when it encountered strong opposition from the enemy in an area in the Eastern Sector. An attack was launched and during the hand-to-hand fighting, Lance Naik Abhey Ram killed six of the enemy. In the process, he
Click here for full details
Name: Brig Abjeet Singh Mamik
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 13 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 94Pres 72,19-8-72
Citation:
On 13 December 1971, Major Abjeet Singh Mamik, commanding a company of 11 Gorkha Rifles, was ordered to capture a strongly held enemy position in the Eastern Sector. The enemy opened up with heavy and accurate machine gun fire, pinning down the
Click here for full details
Name: Lt Col Abjit Singh Sekhon
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: Op Savage (Sikkim)
Date of Award: 26 Jan 1989
Gazette Notification: 23 Pres/89, 26.1.89
Citation:
Lieutenant Colonel Abjit Singh Sekhon, Commanding Officer 7 Madras, was deployed in Sri Lanka as a part of the Indian Peace Keeping Force. On 13 April 1988, he received information about location of an arms cache at a place called Vannerikulam as also the presence of some hard-core
Click here for full details
Name: Hony Capt Achhar Singh
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1965 Riddle
Date of Award: 07 Sep 1965
Gazette Notification: 132 Pres 65,17-9-65
Citation:
On 7 September 1965, when Deccan Horse took part in an attack on the Rohi Bund near Khem Karan on the India-Pakistan border, Risaldar Achhar Singh handled his troop with skill and courage, destroying an enemy tank and
Click here for full details
Name: Maj Adarsh Kumar Kochhar
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1965 Riddle
Date of Award: 16 Sep 1965
Gazette Notification: 72 Pres,66,30-9-66
Citation:
On 16 September 1965, Major Adarsh Kumar Kochhar was battery commander affiliated to a task force, which was ordered to capture Jassoran, Butur Deograndi and Tekri to establish a roadblock behind enemy positions in Chawinda. His skilful fire plan enabled the task force to capture
Click here for full details
Name: Lt Col AG Rangaraj (retd)
Award: Mahavir Chakra (MVC)
Operation: Op Savage (Sikkim)
Date of Award: 24 Mar 1951
Gazette Notification: 38 Pres,51,20.8.51
Citation:
(No Citation)
Click here for full details
Name: Hony Nb Sub Agna Ram
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1948 Polo - Hyderabad
Date of Award: 08 Nov 1948
Gazette Notification:
Citation:
On the night of 7 November 1948, Lance Havildar Agna Ram was the leading section commander of a forward platoon on which came under heavy automatic and machine gun fire. The enemy made liberal use of hand grenades when the platoon came to
Click here for full details
Name: Col Ajit Singh (retd)
Award: Mahavir Chakra (MVC)
Operation: 1962 Leg Horn
Date of Award: 22 Oct 1962
Gazette Notification: 69 Pres/62,12-11-62
Citation:
With the overwhelming Chinese build-up opposite Hotspring and our post at Nulla Junction having fallen to them, Major Ajit Singh was asked to fall back to Tsogsalu to organise a more coordinated defence there. He, however, asked that he and his men be given an
Click here for full details
Name: Sub Ajit Singh
Award: Mahavir Chakra (MVC)
Operation: 1965 Riddle
Date of Award: 06 Sep 1965
Gazette Notification: 125 Pres/65,17-9-65
Citation:
On 6 September 1965, during the attack on Burki in Pakistan, Subedar Ajit Singh was given the task of destroying a gun emplacement that was holding up the attack. In complete disregard of his safety, he charged the emplacement single-handed, and though wounded in the
Click here for full details
Name: Maj Ajit Singh (now deceased)
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1948 Polo - Hyderabad
Date of Award: 01 Jan 1948
Gazette Notification: 2 Pres 50, 26-1-50
Citation:
(No Citation)
Click here for full details
Name: Col Ajit Singh
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 04 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 94 Pres/72,19-8-72
Citation:
Second Lieutenant Ajit Singh was a company officer in a battalion of the Grenadiers. On 4 December 1971, a patrol led by a JCO came under heavy machine gun fire. Second Lieutenant Ajit Singh, who was about one kilometre away with his
Click here for full details
Name: Hony Capt Ajit Singh
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 08 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 94 Pres/72,19-8-72
Citation:
Gunner Ajit Singh was a radio operator with the forward observation officer's party during the attack on an enemy position in the Fazilka Sector on 8 December 1971. During the assault, he was struck by a shell splinter and was
Click here for full details
Name: Hav Ajit Singh
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: Op Savage (Sikkim)
Date of Award: 26 Jan 1990
Gazette Notification: 33Pres/90, 26-1-90
Citation:
Ajit Singh was one of the squad commanders of 3 Troops of Alfa Assault Team 10 Para Commando. On 28 August 1989, Number 3 Troop located at Alampil (Sri Lanka) was tasked to carry out a search-and-destroy mission along road Alampil Mullaitivu. The Troop Commander of
Click here for full details
Name: Sub Ajmer Singh
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, during the assault on Burki village in Pakistan, Naib Subedar (then Havildar) Ajmer Singh found his platoon pinned down by the rapid medium machine gun fire of the enemy With great presence of mind, he crawled towards the enemy bunker and
Click here for full details
Name: Sub Ajmer Singh
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, while commanding a detachment of an air defence battery deployed for the protection of Amritsar airfield, Havildar Ajmer Singh directed the fire of his gun accurately and shot down one of the
Click here for full details
Name: Col Alan Deepak Gardner
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: Op Savage (Sikkim)
Date of Award: 26 Jan 1988
Gazette Notification: 35 Pres/88, 22-1-88
Citation:
Alan Deepak Gardner was deployed in Sri Lanka as part of the Indian Peace Keeping Force. He was commanding a company of Infantry Battalion which was advancing along axis Palali- Kondavil Jaffna. On 12 October, his company came under heavy mortar and
Click here for full details
Name: L/Nk Albert Ekka
Award: Param Vir Chakra (PVC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 03 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 7Pres/72, 29-1-72
Citation:
Lance Naik Alber Ekka was in the left forward company of a battalion of Brigade of Guards during their attack on the enemy defence at Gangasagar on the Eastern
Click here for full details
Name: Maj Alok Singh
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: Op Savage (Sikkim)
Date of Award: 20 Apr 1991
Gazette Notification: 55 Pres/91, 26-1-91
Citation:
Captain Alok Singh, Company Commander, 12 JAT, along with his company organised ambushes in Anantar Puliyan Kulam and Pariya Puyarasan Kulam in Sri Lanka as a part of interdiction planned on 8 and 9 September, 1989. An encounter with the militants
Click here for full details
Name: Sep Amar Singh (retd)
Award: Mahavir Chakra (MVC)
Operation: 1948 Polo - Hyderabad
Date of Award: 25 Jun 1948
Gazette Notification: 2Pres/50, 26-1-50
Citation:
On 18 June 1948 at Zojila Pass in J & K, Sepoy Amar Singh was LMG No. 1 in a listening post. At 0610 hrs the enemy opened intense fire with all his weapons on the picquet position followed by an advance. A third of the picquet was destroyed and Amar Singh, wounded
Click here for full details
Name: Nk Amar Singh
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1961 Vijay - Goa Liberation
Date of Award: 13 Sep 1961
Gazette Notification: 19 Pres 62, 26-1-62
Citation:
On 13 September 1961, a company of Dogra Regiment attacked enemy positions in the post and telegraph office in the heart of Elizabethville (Congo). No. 1 Section, to which Sepoy Amar Singh belonged, was given the task of
Click here for full details

Meetings

Stats

Medals
PVC : 21
MVC : 219
VrC : 1317
Branches
Air Force : 224
Army : 1249
BSF : 13
Civillian : 3
CRPF : 1
Navy : 67

© All rights reserved. Disclaimer | Privacy Policy

Powered by PackWebHosting.com