Subedar Joginder Singh Wiki, Age, Weight, Height, Family

Subedar Joginder Singh Sahnan was an Indian Army soldier and recipient of the Param Vir Chakra. He was born on 26 September 1921 in Mahalakalan near Moga, Punjab. In 1936 he joined British Indian Army and was posted to the 1st Battalion of the Sikh regiment.

During the 1962 Sino-Indian War, he was commanding a platoon at Bumla. Though heavily outnumbered, he led his troops in the face of the enemy and fought until he was wounded and killed. Chinese troops were unable to complete their assignment.

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Subedar Joginder Singh Sahnan Biography, Family and More

Real NameSubedar Joginder Singh Sahnan
NicknameNot Known
ProfessionIndian Army (Rank Subedar)
Heightnot known
Weightnow known
Hair ColourBlack
Eye Colourblack
Date of Birth26-Sep-21
Date of Death23-Oct-62
Birth PlaceMoga, Punjab, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signNot Known
HometownMoga, Punjab, India
SchoolPrimary School, Village Nathu Ala

Middle School, Village Daroli

CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationNot Known
FatherSher Singh Sahnan
MotherBibi Krishan Kaur
SisterNot Known
BrotherNot Known
Marital StatusMarried
Spouse/Partner/AffairBibi Gurdyal Kaur
ChildrenKulwant Kaur
AwardsParam Vir Chakra
BattleSecond World War

Indo-Pakistani War of 1947

Sino-Indian War

Unit1st Battalion, Sikh Regiment
  • He can not complete his education due to financial problems.
  • Subedar Joginder Singh was recruited into the 1st Sikh Battalion in September 1936.
  • After Joining Army he completed his study and passed his army education exam.
  • He was then appointed as a Unit Education Instructor.
  • The Shipping Corporation of India named a container in his name to revere the supreme sacrifice this soldier made for his country.
  • In Chinese custody, Subedar Joginder Singh didn’t allow Chinese doctors to amputate his legs which had gangrene thinking it would ruin his chances of promotion in the Army.
  • A memorial statue of Subedar Singh has been built in District collector’s office in Moga to remember him by.
  • Gippy Grewal a famous Punjabi actor is now making a biopic in Punjabi on Subedar Joginder Singh.

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