Lt Col Bramhanand Avasthy

Lt Col Bramhanand Avasthy was born in Farukkhabad district of Uttar Pradesh. He was commissioned into 2 Rajput of the famed Rajput Regiment, an infantry Regiment known for its intrepid soldiers and numerous battle exploits. However, he commanded 4 Rajput battalions during the Indo-China War

Captain Dayal Singh Padda

Captain Dayal Singh Padda was born in 1931 in the village Bule Nangal in Amritsar district of Punjab. He studied at King George College, Jalandhar Cantt and subsequently joined the Army. He was commissioned into 4 Rajput battalion of the famed Rajput Regiment, an infantry

Major Trilok Nath

Major Trilok Nath hailed from Narowal district of undivided Punjab (now in present-day Pakistan) and was born on 22 April 1924. Son of Shri Ram Ratan Sarin and Smt Kesara Devi, he joined the Indian army in the year 1948 at the age of  24

Rifleman Bhawani Chand

Rifleman Bhawani Chand

Rifleman Bhawani Chand hailed from Kanari village of Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand and was born on 24 Feb 1942. Son of Shri Partap Thakur, Rifleman Bhawani Chand joined Indian Army on 24 Feb 1960 at the age of 20 years. He was enrolled into 6/8

Captain John Albert Dalby

Capt John Albert Dalby hailed from Bangalore in Karnataka, where his family resided at Willington street of Bangaore at that time. He belonged to an Ango-Indian family and had two sisters Leonie & Margarette and a brother Peter as his siblings. He did his schooling

Havildar Shere Thapa

Havildar Shere Thapa hailed from Nepal and was born on 27 Dec 1928.  After completing initial education, he joined the J and K Regiment Special Force on 27 Dec 1945 at the age of 17 years.  He served with the J and K Regiment Special

Major RP Kaushik

Major RP Kaushik hailed from Phusgarh village in Karnal district of Haryana. Son of Shri Parmanand Kaushik and Smt Laxmi Kaushik, he was eldest among three brothers. His one brother Shri Ved Prakash Kaushik became an educationist while the other brother Shri Chander Prakash Kaushik

Captain G P Bhatnagar

Capt GP Bhatnagar hailed from Agra in Uttar Pradesh. Though his father was a leading Advocate in Agra, Capt Bhatnagar knew his calling was in the Armed Forces since his younger days. Consequently he continued to follow his passion and eventually joined the Army. He