Naik Shishpal Singh

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Naik Shishpal Singh (नायक शीशपाल सिंह) was born on 26th June, 1920 in village Bamla, Bhiwani district, Haryana. His father's name was Sh Sheo Lal. He studied up to class 5th in the village school. On June 26, 1940, at the age of 20 he joined the Army in the 2nd Battalion of the Jat Regiment.

1948 India-Pak War

Naik Shishpal Singh was a platoon havildar in 2 Jat during Jammu and Kashmir operations against the Pakistani infiltrators. On 9th April 1948, his platoon was ordered to attack the enemy from a bill picket. He got seriously wounded, but put up a great fight and skillfully led his men unmindful of his own safety. His platoon was successful in their attack but this brave soldier died fighting.

For his immense courage, and sense of duty he was awarded the 'Maha Vir Chakra (MVC) posthumously on 9th April, 1948.

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