WG CDR SB NOROHNA
MAHA VIR CHAKRA
Award
MAHA VIR CHAKRA
Year of Award
1950 (Republic Day)
Service No.
1735
Service Particulars of Awardee
WG CDR SB NOROHNA MVC (1735) GD(P) (Deceased)
Father's Name
Shri AJ Norohna
Mother's Name
NA
Domicile
Tiruchirappalli (TN)

Citation

WING COMMANDER SIDNEY BASIL NOROHNA (1735) GD(P)

(Effective date of award – 20th March 1948)

By completing more than 37 operational sorties over enemy’s strong holds in close support of the Indian Army, Wing Commander Norohna has been showing outstanding gallantry.  He carried out his Squadron’s offensive role with maximum success in the face of adverse conditions.

He has been an outstanding leader both in air and on ground. His brilliant leadership, fearless determination and unswerving devotion to duty have set an inspiring example to all under his command.

WG CDR SB NOROHNA