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Captain Gurbachan Singh Salaria

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Captain Gurbachan Singh Salaria

Born:29 November 1935

Died:5 December 1961

  • He was an Indian Army officer and member of a United Nations peacekeeping force.
  • He is the only UN peacekeeper to receive the Param Vir Chakra (PVC), India’s highest wartime military decoration.
  • He  was an alumnus of King George’s Royal Indian Military College and the National Defence Academy.
  • He was the first NDA alumnus and is the only UN Peacekeeper to be awarded a PVC.

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