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Captain Amitava Guha Roy

Capt Amitava Guha Roy hailed from Jabalpur district in Madhya Pradesh and was born on 5th April 1947. Son of Shri Rathindra Kumar and Smt Manjushree, Capt Amitava Guha Roy was fifth out of eight siblings. He did his schooling at St Xavier School, Ahmedabad,

Major MH Khan VrC

Major Mahmood Hasan Khan hailed from Dhanuri village in Jhunjhunu district of Rajasthan and was born on 02 March 1941. Son of Risaldar Nawab Mohd Hasan Khan, he was born into a military family but lost his father at an early age. He was brought

Major SR Dogra

Major SR Dogra was commissioned into 14 Grenadiers of the Grenadiers Regiment, an infantry Regiment known for its brave soldiers with a rich history of various battle honours. In 1971, Major SR Dogra got involved in the thick of operations as his unit got deployed

Captain Bakshish Singh

Captain Bakshish Singh hailed from Punjab and was commissioned into 14 Grenadiers of the Grenadiers Regiment, an infantry Regiment known for its brave soldiers with a rich history of various battle honours. In 1971, Capt Bakshish Singh got involved in the thick of operations as

Captain OP Dalal

Captain Om Prakash Dalal joined the army after completing his college education. He got selected for the prestigious OTA Chennai and joined the SS 08 Course. He was commissioned into 14 Grenadiers of the Grenadiers Regiment, an infantry Regiment known for its brave soldiers and

Grenadier Ibrahim Khan

Grenadier Ibrahim Khan hailed from Beri Chhoti village in Didwana tehsil of the Nagaur district in Rajasthan. He joined the Army after completing his school education and was recruited into 14 Grenadiers of the Grenadiers Regiment, an infantry Regiment known for its brave soldiers with

Wg Cdr Hersern Singh Gill VrC,VM

Wing Commander Hersern Singh Gill was born 6th July 1933 in Nowshera (Now in Pakistan). Son of an Army veteran Maj Pooran Singh Gill, he later moved to Delhi for his higher studies. Subsequently his family moved to Bareilly, when his father who served in

Naib Subedar Sultan Mohd Khan VrC

Naib Subedar Sultan Mohd Khan hailed from Kupwara district in Jammu & Kashmir. He joined the 9 J&K Militia after completing his education. In response to the Pakistani invasion of Kashmir in 1947, local militias were raised for specific sectors, such as Jammu, Leh, Nubra,

Lt Suresh Hiranand Kundanmal NM

Lt Suresh Hiranand Kundanmal hailed from Mumbai and was born in an eminent lawyer’s family. After his schooling, he got selected for the prestigious NDA and joined the 22nd Course in 1959. He was one amongst seven children and grew up to be a very

Lt Cdr Prabhat Kumar VrC

Lieutenant Commander Prabhat Kumar was born on 03 July 1937 in Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh. Son of Shri SS Sharma, Lt Cdr Prabhat Kumar studied from SSD Inter College Meerut and graduated from Meerut college. He was commissioned into the Indian Navy at the age of