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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: Brig Baljit Singh Gill, VrC


Gazette Notification: 94 Pres/72,19-8-72
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 23 Dec 1971

Citation:
Second Lieutenant Baljit Singh Gill was in charge of a party detailed to lay an ambush in the Eastern Sector. He led his party by night and organised the ambush with professional competence. At dawn three enemy boats were sighted. Second Lieutenant Gill engaged the boats with accurate and effective fire and destroyed them. One officer and nine other ranks of the enemy were killed in this ambush.

In this operation, Second Lieutenant Gill displayed commendable courage, professional skill and leadership of a high order.



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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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