MAJOR(Then SECOND LIEUTENANT) RAMA RAGHOBA RANE

Param Vir Chakra

Award / Date of Action Param Vir Chakra , 08-04-1948
Service Indian Army
Service Number SS-14246
Rank MAJOR(Then SECOND LIEUTENANT)
Unit/Regiments/Corps 37 Aslt Fd Coy (Now Part of 104 Engineer Regiment) (ENGINEERS)
Son Of Shri Raghoba Rane
Mother's Name Smt Devika Devi
Resident Of (Village/District/State/Domicile) Chendia village in Karwar district of Karnataka
War/Operation/Battle 1947-48 Indo Pak War
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Major Rama Raghoba Rane, PVC was an officer in the Indian Army. He was the first living recipient of the Param Vir Chakra, India's highest military decoration. Major Rane served in the British Indian Army during the Second World War.

Born: 26 June 1918, Chandiya (Vil),Karnataka

Died: 11 July 1994, Pune

Battles/wars: Second World Burma War; Indo-Pakistani War of 1947-48

Parents: R P Rane

Unit: Bombay Engineer Group

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