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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: AVM Cecil Vivian Parker (retd)
Award: Mahavir Chakra (MVC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 17 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 20 Pres/72,12-2-72
Citation:
Wing Commander C. V. Parker, the officer commanding of a fighter-bomber squadron, led many deep penetration missions into enemy-held territory attacking strongly defended targets. While returning from one such mission his formation was attacked by enemy Sabre aircraft. In 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: Inspector Chanan Singh
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: Op Savage (Sikkim)
Date of Award: 22 Apr 1972
Gazette Notification: 124 Pres72,16-12-72
Citation:
Naik Chanan Singh was commanding a section of the Border Security Force in a screen position in the Western Sector during the conflict with Pakistan. On 3 and 4 December 1971, the enemy launched seven attacks against this position in overwhelming
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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: AVM Chandan Singh (retd)
Award: Mahavir Chakra (MVC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 07 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 20 Pres/72,12-2-72
Citation:
Group Captain Chandan Singh was the Officer Commanding of an Air Force Station in Assam. During the conflict with Pakistan, he was responsible for the planning and execution of the special helicopter operations to airlift two companies of troops to the Sylhet area. During the advance oft he
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Name: AVM Chandan Singh (retd)
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1962 Leg Horn
Date of Award: 20 Oct 1962
Gazette Notification: 18 Pres/63, 26-1-63
Citation:
On 20 October 1962, Squadron Leader Chandan Singh was detailed to carry out supply dropping in the Chipchap area in Ladakh. On reaching the dropping zone, he noticed that the outposts were under heavy fire from the Chinese forces. He successfully dropped vital
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Name: Asst Comdt Chandan Singh Chandel (now deceased)
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 10 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 94 Pres/72,19-8-72
Citation:
On 10 December 1971, Shri Chandan Singh Chandel, who was commanding a company of the Border Security Force, led an attack on a strongly fortified enemy post in the Kutch Sector. The enemy was supported by mortars, machine guns
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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: Wg Cdr Chandra Datt Upadhyan
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: Op Savage (Sikkim)
Date of Award: 19 Oct 1989
Gazette Notification: 23 Pres/89,26.1.89
Citation:
Wing Commander Chandra Datt Upadhyay was deployed as the 'Type Force Commander' of the Pratap Fleet of Indian Air Force Element of the Indian Peace Keeping Force in Sri Lanka from 19 October, 1987to 3 November, 1987 when the IPKF was engaged in fierce battle with the militants
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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: Capt Chandra Kant
Award: Vir Chakra (VrC)
Operation: 1971 Cactus Lily
Date of Award: 14 Dec 1971
Gazette Notification: 94 Pres/72,19-8-72
Citation:
Captain Chandra Kant was attached to an infantry brigade operating in the Shakargarh Sector. On 10 December 1971, during an engagement with the enemy, the infantry company suffered some casualties. Captain Chandra Kant was detailed to
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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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