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Sub Bishan Singh MVC

Sub Bishan Singh hailed from Purnain village in Ludhiana district of Punjab and was born on 14th Jan 1917. He was enrolled in the Sikh Regiment on 14 Jan 1933 at the age of 16 years. After completing his training he served in various operational;

Capt Dara Dinshaw Mistri MVC

Captain Dara Dinshaw Mistri hailed from Dharampur in Himachal Pradesh and was born on 14th October 1921. He was commissioned in the Army on 05 July 1942 at the age of 21 years. He was commissioned into 40 Med Regt of the Regiment of Artillery,

Lance Hav Shishpal Singh SC

Lance Havaldar Shishpal Singh hailed from Dabri village of Nagaur district in Rajasthan was born on 05th Apr 1928. Son of Shri Moti Singh, L/Hav Shishpal Singh had inclination to join the Armed Forces since his younger days like many young boys of Rajasthan. Following

Rifleman Jethoo Singh VrC

Rifleman Jethoo singh hailed from Jhilmil village of Sikar district in Rajasthan and was born on 4 March 1942. Son of Shri Kal Singh and Smt Son Kanwar, Rfn Jethoo singh joined the Army on 4th March 1961 at the age of 19 years. He

Lance Hav Piara Singh SC

Lance Havaldar Piara Singh hailed from Ludhiana district of Punjab. Son of Shri Moti Singh and Smt Bishan Kaur, he joined the army after completing his school education. He was recruited into 7 Sikh LI battalion of the Sikh Light Infantry regiment an infantry Regiment

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,

Grenadier Rafiq Khan VrC

Grenadier Rafiq Khan hailed from Bikaner in Rajasthan was and was born on 27 December 1949. Son of Shri Gani Khan and Smt Rukiya Banu, Gdr Rafiq Khan joined the Indian Army after completing his schooling. He was enrolled into 5 Grenadiers of the Grenadiers,

Major Vijay Rattan Chowdhary MVC

Maj Vijay Rattan Chowdhary hailed from Ambala district of Haryana and was born on 9th July 1939. Son of Dr. MD Chowdhary, Maj Vijay Rattan Chowdhary joined the army at the age of 19 years on 14th December 1958. He was commissioned into 9 Engr Regt

2nd Lt Shamsher Singh Samra, MVC

2nd Lt Shamsher Singh Samra hailed Pakhoke village in Tarn Taran district of Punjab and was born on 10th June 1945. Son of Shri Gurdeep Singh Samra, he did his schooling from DAV School Shimla. After his graduation he got selected to join the Army

Lance Naik Shanghara Singh MVC

Lance Naik Shanghara Singh hailed from Chola Sahib village of Amritsar district in Punjab and was born on 14th January 1943. Son of Shri Ranga Singh and Smt Dhan Kaur, Lance Naik Shanghara Singh joined the Army at the age of 20 years on 14th

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

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

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