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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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Vir Chakra (VrC)
Awardee: Hav Bhanwar Singh, VrC


Gazette Notification: 72 Pres 66, 30-9-66
Operation: 1965 Riddle
Date of Award: 21 Sep 1965

Citation:
During an attack on an enemy tank position in the Khem Karan Sector, Lance Naik Bhanwar Singh's section was detailed to destroy enemy tanks. The section launched an attack on the enemy position and destroyed two enemy tanks. Although his section commander was killed in the encounter and he himself was badly wounded by a burst of an enemy Browning machine gun fire, he kept on firing on the enemy and damaged a third tank.

In this action, Lance Naik Bhanwar Singh displayed courage and devotion to duty in the best traditions of the Army.


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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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