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Capt Ravinder Nath Gupta VrC

Capt Ravinder Nath Gupta hailed from Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh and was born on 20 Dec 1945. Son of Shri JN Gupta, he had two brothers as his siblings. He had a passion for the armed forces since his younger days and eventually got selected

Flt Lt T S Dandass

Flt Lt Tanmay Singh Dandass hailed from Delhi and was born on 24 Apr 1945. Son of an Army officer who served in the Army Medical Corps, he was commissioned into the Indian Air Force on 31 Dec 1963 at the age of 18 years.

Sowar Nand Singh

Sowar Nand Singh joined the Indian Army after completing his education and was recruited into the 17 Poona Horse, a tank regiment of the Armoured Corps, the important combat arm of the Indian Army.  After completing his training, he served as a tank crew member

Captain SS Walkar MVC

Captain Shankar Shankhapan Walkar was born on 8th March 1943 in Kadgaon Village of Kolhapur district in Maharashtra. Capt SS Walkar joined the Army as a commissioned officer on 15 June 1969 at the age of 26 years. He was commissioned into 18 Madras battalion

Risaldar Sagat Singh

Risaldar Sagat Singh hailed from Belwa Ranaji (now Sagat Nagar) in Jodhpur district of Rajasthan and was born on 10 Aug 1935. Son of an army veteran Sowar Simrat Singh, he was inspired by his father and always nursed the idea of serving in the

2nd Lt Arun Khetarpal PVC

Second Lieutenant Arun Khetarpal was born on 14th October 1950 in Pune into a military family. Son of Lt Col (later Brigadier) M.L. Khetarpal and Mrs Maheshwari Khetarpal, 2nd Lt Arun was the eldest of their two sons. As several generations of his family had

Flight Lieutenant RB Mehta

Flight Lieutenant Rohinton Burjorji Mehta hailed from Hyderabad in Telangana and was born on 03 June 1944. Son of Shri RB Mehta, he got selected to join the prestigious NDA after his schooling and joined the 22nd NDA course. He was commissioned into the Indian Air Force

Flight Lieutenant BRE Wilson

Flight Lieutenant Brian Rupert Eric Wilson hailed from Pune in Maharashtra and was born on 29 Jan 1944. He got selected to join the prestigious NDA after his schooling. He was commissioned into the Indian Air Force on 28 Oct 1963 at the age of

Lieutenant Colonel Ved Prakash Ghai MVC

Lieutenant Colonel Ved Prakash Ghai was born on 22 February 1935 in Dehradun, Uttar Pradesh to Smt Dayawanti Ghai and Shri Desh Raj Ghai. He was commissioned in the Madras Regiment on 4th December 1954. During his service career Lt Col Ghai served in several

Captain Jagdish Chander Gosain VrC

Captain Jagdish Chander Gosain hailed from New Delhi and was born on Aug 09, 1938. He was commissioned into 196 Mountain Regt of the Regiment of Artillery, an important combat arm of the Indian Army, well known for its booming field guns.    Indo Pak Conflict: 13/14