Awards for AFS Jammu

A total of 1 Awards are listed.
Shaurya Chakra : 1 |
Shaurya Chakra
Watchman Amar Singh ORUnit : AFS Jammu  Award Date 07 Sep 65 Announced 01 Jan 66
Details :

Shri Amar Singh was employed by an Air Force Station in Jammu and Kashmir. In August-September, 1965, he moved from village to village and collected vital information about the whereabouts of the infiltrators. On more than one occasion Shri Amar Singh guided army patrols in their operations against the infiltrators. On the 7th September, 1965, when enemy aircraft raided the airfield, Shri Amar Singh rendered valuable service in retrieving arms and ammunition from the burning building in the armoury.

Shri Amar Singh displayed commendable courage and devotion to duty.

Reference: Gazette of India , 8th October 1966 - No.74 - Pres/66 dated 30th September 1966 

The Awards Database presented here was made possible by the kind generosity of Air Marshal Bharat Kumar, author of Courage & Devotion to Duty : A Chronicle of IAF's Honours and Awards (1932-2008). Air Marshal Bharat Kumar had very graciously given permission to reproduce the citations from the book on this website.
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