2/LIEUTENANT ARUN KHETARPAL

Param Vir Chakra(Posthumous)

Award Param Vir Chakra
Year of Award 1972 (Republic Day)
Service No IC-25067
Rank at time of Award 2/LIEUTENANT
Unit 17 HORSE
Father's Name Brigadier M.L. Khetarpal
Mother's Name Smt Maheshwari Khetarpal
Domicile Pune, Maharashtra
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A courageous youngman of 21-years-old, Khetarpal had just joined the Indian Army as a 2nd Lieutenant when he was called on duty to the war front in 1971. Born in Pune on 14th October 1950, he came from an army background. His grandfather had served in the British Indian army during World War I while Arun's father, Brigadier M.L. Khetarpal, served in Indian Army's Engineering Corps until his retirement.

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