Friday, September 16, 2016

Lt.Col.Ardeshir Tarapore, PVC

Today is the death anniversary of Lt.Col.Ardeshir Tarapore, PVC .
First commisioned in the Hyderabad Army, after independence he was commissioned into the Indian Army and was assigned to the Poona Horse..
A tank Commander of extraordinary merit, he led his troops in the 1965 Indo Pak war and attained martyrdom.
He was the first officer of his Rank to be martyred in action.
He was awarded Param Vir Chakra ,the highest Gallantry Award posthumously.
Our humble tributes to the brave soldier !

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