Awardee List for the 5 MEMU (Sirsa)


A total of 1 Awards are listed.
Vishist Seva Medal : 1 |
Vishist Seva Medal
Sqn Ldr Gurbaksh Singh Sahni 5457 F(N)Unit : 5 MEMU (Sirsa)  Award Date 22 Jun 72 Announced 22 Jun 72
Details :

Squadron Leader Gurbakhash Rai Sahni was commanding a Mobile Echelon Maintenance Unit in a forward area in the Western Sector during the December 1971 operations. He managed the tremendous operational works at his unit in a very efficient manner and sited a large number of observation posts which contributed significantly in taking tactical action in time.

For his leadership, zeal, skill and devotion to duty of a very high order he is awarded the Vishisht Seva Medal.

Reference: Gazette of India Notification Dated : 22 Jun 1972 Number:85 

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