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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: Sep Sonam Wangchok, VrC


Gazette Notification: 70 Pres/62,12-11-62
Operation: 1962 Leg Horn
Date of Award: 20 Oct 1962

Citation:
Sepoy Sonam Wangchok was posted at Chandni in Ladakh. On 20 October 1962, his post was attacked by the Chinese and he was severely wounded in the attack. However he stuck to his post with great courage and determination and kept on fighting till the time he was overpowered and killed by the enemy.

The valour and courage of Sepoy Sonam Wangchok in the face of the enemy was in the highest traditions of the Indian Army.



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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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