Showing posts with label Param Vir Chakra. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Param Vir Chakra. Show all posts

7 November 2015


Lt Col AB Tarapore

Lieutenant Colonel Ardeshir Burzarji Tarapore was born on 18 August 1923 in Bombay , Maharashtra . He joined the Hyderabad State Force in 1942 and saw active service in West Asia during World War-II. He was commissioned in Poona Horse on 01 April 1951. The biggest tank battle of the 1965 Indo-Pak War took place at Phillora in the Sialkot sector. During the southern thrust of the Indian Army on the Kaloi-Phillora axis the 17 Horse commanded by Lt. Col. A B Tarapore advanced on the right flank. On 11 September 1965, the regiment was assigned the task of delivering the main armoured thrust for capturing Phillora. It decided upon launching a surprise attack on Phillora from the rear.

25 September 2015

Nirmal Jit Singh, Param Vir Chakra in Indian Air Force

Nirmal Jit Singh

Flying Officer Nirmal Jit Singh Sekhon, PVC (17 July 1945 – 14 December 1971) was an officer of the Indian Air Force. He was posthumously awarded the Param Vir Chakra, India's highest military decoration, in recognition of his lone defence of Srinagar Air Base against a PAF air raid during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971. He is the only member of the Indian Air Force to be so honoured.

31 August 2015

Company Havildar Major Piru Singh, Param Vir Chakra

        Manoj Piru Singh

Company Havildar Major Piru Singh, PVC(20 May 1918 – 18 July 1948) was a soldier in the British Indian Army. He died in service during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1947. He was posthumously awarded the Param Vir Chakra, India's highest award for valour in the face of the enemy.

Dhan Singh Thapa, Param Vir Chakra

Dhan Singh Thapa

Lieutenant-Colonel Dhan Singh Thapa PVC  (April 10, 1928 – September 5, 2005) was an Indian Army major in 1st Battalion, 8th Gorkha Rifles Regiment. He was awarded the Param Vir Chakra, India's highest military decoration.

27 August 2015

Naik Jadu Nath Singh, Param Vir Chakra

Naik Jadu Nath Singh, PVC was a soldier of Indian Army who fought in the Indo-Pakistani War of 1947 in Jammu & Kashmir. He died in the battle and was later awarded with the Param Vir Chakra for his bravery in the War. He was the fourth recipientof Param Vir Chakra.

Major Som Nath Sharma, Param Vir Chakra

Major Som Nath Sharma was born on 31 January 1923 in a Brahmin family at Dadh, Kangra Himachal Pradesh India. He is from military family. His father, Major General Amar Nath Sharma, retired as Director, Medical Services (Army). His brother Lt. General Surindar Nath Sharma retired as Engineer-in-chief. His one more brother is  General Vishwa Nath Sharma (retired as Chief of Army Staff, 1988–1990). His sister Major Kamla Tewari (Medical Doctor) also served in the defence forces. He joined Prince of Wales Royal Military College in Dehra Dun and later the Royal Military Academy. He was commissioned into the 8th Battalion, 19th Hyderabad Regiment (later 4th Battalion, Kumaon Regiment) of the Indian Army on 22 February 1942.  He was involved during the second World War in the Arakan Operations.

22 August 2015

अब्दुल हमीद

वीर अब्दुल हमीद (अंग्रेज़ी: Abdul Hamid जन्म: 1 जुलाई, 1933 - मृत्यु: 10 सितम्बर, 1965) भारतीय सेना के प्रसिद्ध सिपाही थे जिन्होंने अपने सेवा काल में सैन्य सेवा मेडल, समर सेवा मेडल और रक्षा मेडल से सम्मान प्राप्त किया था। 1965 में भारत-पाकिस्तान युद्ध में असाधारण बहादुरी के लिए महावीर चक्र और परमवीर चक्र प्राप्त हुआ।