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Major Puran Singh Rathore VrC

Major Puran Singh Rathore hailed from Manera village in Lunkaransar tehsil of Bikaner district in Rajasthan and was born on 04th July 1927. Son of Shri Kana Singh, Major Puran Singh lost his mother when he was barely two years old.  He joined the Walter

Lance Naik Gurmel Chand Mall

Lance Naik Gurmel Chand Mall hailed from Hakimpur village in Jalandhar district of Punjab. Son of Late Shri Banta Ram Mall and Late Smt Jai Kaur Mall, he had two brothers Shibu Ram Mall & Devraj Mall and a sister Gurmit Kaur as his siblings. He

Subedar Piara Singh VrC

Subedar Piara Singh hailed from Amritsar district in Punjab and was born on 01 April 1925. Son of Shri Sultan Singh, he developed an inclination to serve in the Army while growing up and started working towards it.  Eventually, he joined the Indian Army in

Flying Officer PR Ramchandani

Flying Officer Prem Ramsingh Ramchandani hailed from Mumbai in Maharashtra and was born on 19 Oct 1941. He was commissioned into the Indian Air Force on 22 June 1963 at the age of 22 years. He joined the flying stream of the IAF and got

2nd Lt Manjeet Singh Cheema

2nd Lt Manjeet Singh Cheema hailed from Shimali tehsil of Sargodha district in undivided Punjab(Now in Pakistan) and was born on 22 Oct 1942. Son of Shri Amar Singh Cheema and Smt Amar Kaur Bajwa, 2nd Lt Manjeet Singh completed his primary school at Litani.

Sepoy Daga Nikam SM

Sepoy Daga Nikam hailed from Dabhadi village in Malegaon Tehsil of Nashik district in Maharashtra and was born on 20 Nov 1942. Son of Shri Lotan Malji Nikam and Smt Sitabai Lotan Nikam, he had four brothers Popat, Devaman, Devaram & Pandurang as his siblings.

Flight Lieutenant T K Chaudhuri

Flt Lt Thapen Kumar Chaudhary was quite passionate about joining the Air Force since his younger days and worked at realizing his dream. Eventually, he got selected for the prestigious NDA and joined the 11th NDA Course.  After excelling in various aspects of training, he

Sqn Ldr Narinder Kumar Malik

Born on 16th Mar 1933, Sqn Ldr Narinder Kumar Malik after completing his schooling joined the interim training academy, known as the Joint Services Wing (JSW). The JSW was commissioned on 1 January 1949 at the Armed Forces Academy (now known as the Indian Military

Sqn Ldr RK Uppal

Sqn Ldr Raman Kumar Uppal hailed from Punjab and was born on 22nd Aug 1932. He got selected for the prestigious NDA and joined the 62nd Course. He was commissioned into the Indian Air Force as Pilot Officer on 16 Jan 1954 at the age

Sqn Ldr MJ Marston

Sqn Ldr Maurice John Marston was born on 28th Nov 1932. He joined the IAF after completing his initial education as an airman. Later he got selected to be an officer and was commissioned into the Indian Air Force on 16 Jan 1954 at the