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Heroes

Param Vir Chakra has been awarded to:
  IC-521 Major Som Nath Sharma, 4th Kumaon Regiment - 3 November 1947 - Badgam, Kashmir (posthumous)

  22356 L/Naik Karham Singh, M.M., 1st Sikh Regiment - 13 October 1948 - Tithwal, Kashmir

  SS-14246 2/Lieutenant Rama Raghoba Rane, Corps of Engineers - 8 April 1948 - Naushera/Rajauri, Kashmir

  27373 Naik Jadu Nath Singh, 1st Rajput Regiment - February 1948 - Naushera, Kashmir (posthumous)

  2831592 Company Havildar Major Piru Singh, 6th Rajputana Rifles - 17/18 July 1948 - Tithwal, Kashmir (posthumous)

  IC-8497 Captain Gurbachan Singh Salaria, 3/1 Gurkha Rifles - 5 December 1961 - Elizabethville, Katanga, Congo (posthumous)

  IC-7990 Major Dhan Singh Thapa, 1/8 Gurkha Rifles - 20 October 1962 - Ladakh, India

  JC-4547 Subadar Joginder Singh, 1st Sikh Regiment - 23 October 1962 - Tongpen La, Northeast Frontier Agency, India (posthumous)

  Major Shaitan Singh, Kumaon Regiment - 18 November 1962 - Rezang La (posthumous)

  2639885 Company Havaldar Major Abdul Hamid, 4th Grenadiers - 10 September 1965 - Chima, Khem Karan Sector, (posthumous)

  IC-5565 Lieutenant-Colonel Ardeshir Burzorji Tarapore, 17th Poona Horse - 15 October 1965 - Phillora, Sialkot Sector, Pakistan (posthumous)

  4239746 L/Naik Albert Ekka, 14th Guards - 3 December 1971 - Gangasagar, Bangladesh? (posthumous)

  10877 (P) Flying Officer Nirmal Jit Singh Sekhon, Indian Air Force - 14 December 1971 - Srinagar, Kashmir (posthumous)

  IC-25067 2/Lieutenant Arun Khetarpal, 17th Poona Horse - 16 December 1971 - Jarpal, Shakargarh Sector, (posthumous)

  IC-14608 Major Hoshiar Singh, Grenadiers - 17 December 1971 - Basantar River, Shakargarh Sector

  Naib Subedar Bana Singh, 8th Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry - 23 June 1987 - Siachen Glacier, Jammu and Kashmir

  Major Ramasawmy Parmeshwaran, 8th Mahar Regiment - 25 November 1987 -Sri Lanka (posthumous)

  IC-57556 Captain Vikram Batra, 13th Jammu and Kashmir Rifles - 20 June 1999 - Point 5140, Dras/Kargil area, Jammu and Kashmir (posthumous)

 IC-56959 Lt. Manoj Kumar Pandey, 1/11th Gorkha Rifles - 23 June 1999 - Khaluber/Juber Top, Batalik sector, Kargil area, Jammu and Kashmir (posthumous)

  No. 2690572 Grenadier Yogendra Singh Yadav, 18th Grenadiers - 4 July 1999 - Tiger Hill, Kargil area, Jammu and Kashmir

  No.13760533 Rifleman Sanjay Kumar, 13th Jammu and Kashmir Rifles - 4 July 1999 - Flat Top, Kargil area, Jammu and Kashmir

 

Disclosure: - The Information provided on this page is taken from web site: http://haynese.winthrop.edu/india/medals/indmed.html

The hard work done by original author Ed Haynes is duly acknowledged.       



 

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