Mention-in-Despatches III: Battle honour Sylhet

Despatches from the Eastern Command

L to R: Late Lt. Hawa Singh (A Coy), Vr. C; Major Viru Rawat (B Coy); Major Rattan Kaul (D Coy); Late Captain PK Johri, SM (A Coy); Late Major Dinesh Rana (A Coy) (Image: Bharat Rakshak)

The unifying thread binding Commanding Officers of Gorkha battalions is their unwavering conviction that their battalion should have had more Param Vir Chakras or Victoria Crosses to their name. Such is their honour and courage in battle and raconteuring thereafter. In case of the 4th Battalion the 5 Gorkha Rifles (Frontier

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