Maj Gen Budh Singh

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Maj Gen Budh Singh is of Dahiya gotra and hails from village Bhatgaon district Rohtak.

During World War II, he was Coy Commander of a Punjab Regiment and in Burma. His company was holding a difficult defensive position. The enemy shelled the whole night and then launched fierce attacks. Budh Singh kept up the morale of his company and held on to the position.

He was awarded M.C.

Later his company was ordered to attack a pass. They encountered very heavy Machine Gun fire from a dominating position. The company suffered heavy casualties, Budh Singh himself was wounded. He however managed to conduct organised withdrawal. He got a Bar to his MC.

During the Chinese invasion in 1962, Major General Budh Singh was GOC of a Division in Ladakh.


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