Naik Nar Singh MVC

Naik Nar Singh hailed from Gangoli Kotuli village of Almora District in Uttarakhand and was born on 14 March 1926. He was recruited into the 4 Battalion of the Kumaon Regiment, one of the most decorated infantry regiments of the Indian Army which traces back

Major Bhupinder Singh MVC

Major Bhupinder Singh hailed from Harnampura village in Ludhiana district of Punjab and was born on 19th September 1928. Son of Shri Sajjan Singh, Maj Bhupinder joined the army after completing his education. He was commissioned into the Hodson’s Horse on 11th December 1949 at

Subedar Tika Bahadur Thapa MVC

Subedar Tika Bahadur Thapa was born on 29th November 1924, in Thapak village of Gulmi district in Nepal. On the same day of 1942, he was enrolled into 4/8 GR of 8 Gorkha Rifles Regiment, an infantry Regiment known for its fearless soldiers. After completing

Major Ranbir Singh VrC

Major Ranbir Singh hailed from Nangal village of Meerut District in Uttar Pradesh and was born on 30 August 1938. Son of Subedar Major Ram Singh, he did his schooling from Jat Heroes School, Baraut, and KG School, Bangalore. He was fascinated with army life,

Lt Col JE Jhirad

Lieutenant Colonel Joseph Ephraim Jhirad was born in the year 1923 to Mr Ephraim (Khan Sahib) Joseph Solomon Jhirad and Mrs Miriam (Mary) Samuel Haim Samuel Jhirad (born Kehimkar). Though he came from a Jewish family, which did not have many members serving in the

Major Bhagat Singh VrC

Major Bhagat Singh hailed from Batala tehsil of Gurdaspur district in Punjab and was born on 13 March 1941. Son of Shri Ishar Singh and Smt Harnam Kaur, he did his schooling at Khalsa High School Gurdaspur and later went on to do his graduation

Sqn Ldr Ajjamada Boppayya Devayya MVC

Squadron Leader Ajjamada Boppayya Devayya hailed from Kodagu district in Karnataka was born on 24 December 1932 at Manchalli village in South Kodagu. Son of Dr Ajjamada Bopayya and Smt Neelamma, he was commissioned into the Indian Air Force on 06 Nov 1954 at the

Flt Lt Babul Guha

Son of a professor Dr Prafulla Chandra Guha, Flt Lt Babul Guha did his schooling from St Joseph's Boys High School Bangalore. Subsequently he got selected to join the Air Force and was commissioned on 1st Apr 1956. He joined the flying stream of the

Sepoy Satbir Singh

Sepoy Satbir Singh hailed from Kanjhawla village in Nangloi tehsil of Delhi and was born on 13 Nov 1944. Son of Shri Tara Chand and Smt Dhankaur, he had a younger brother Satya Dev Dabas as his sibling. He joined the Army on 13 Nov

Guardsman Dambar Bahadur Chhetri VrC

Guardsman Dambar Bahadur Chhetri hailed from Lapsibot village of Pallo Nawakot district in Nepal and was born on 4th April 1945. Son of Shri Dina Nath Chhetri, he joined the Indian Army after completing his initial schooling on 04 Apr 1963 at the age of