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Dear Members of the Corps of Signals fratenity,
With grief we are posting details of our colleagues who leave for their heavenly abode. We request members to forward their "shradhanjali". Kindly share with us the photographs, fond memories and association.
We await tributes from associates/ course mates for publication.
Blog Team

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  • Tuesday, October 23, 2012

    WS-00644A Maj Kavita Rajput

    Sir, We regret to inform the sad demise of WS-00644A Maj Kavita Rajput of 500 (I) Sig Coy on 21 Oct 12, 2012 at R & R Hospital.
    The details of family are as follows:
    Name and relationship: Mr Ranjeet Singh Rajput (Father)
    Postal Address: H.No 456, Beoharbagh, Behind Dr. Satish Pande, Dist./P.O- Jabalpur (MP) PIN-482001 Cremation: 1300 hrs on 22 Oct 12 at Brar Square, Delhi Cantt. Other information about officer 1. Date of Birth: 01 Aug 1977
    2. Date of Commission: 02 Mar 2002 3. Date of Demise: 21 Oct 2012 Lt col HP Singh

    Thursday, October 11, 2012

    IC-4055F Brig Kevin Francis D Lima

    SMS from Sigs Adm
    TEEVRA CHAUKAS. Regret to inform about the sad demise of IC-4055F Brig Kevin Francis D Lima (Retd) on 09 Oct 12. 2012.
    Address; 53 Defence Colony, Alto Porvorim, Goa-403521. NOK, Mrs. KF D'Lima.

    One feels very sad to receive the news about passing away of Brig KF D'Lima at Goa, on 9 Oct 2012. He was one of the stalwarts of our Corps.
    He was commissioned in to the Corps in 1948 ex 3rd Course IMA. During 1965 War he was 2ic 1 Armd Div Sig Regt and took over the command of the Regt after the War. Brig D' Lima was CSO 33 Corps in 1973-75 and I had the privilege of working very closely with him while in command of 33 Corps Sig Regt. It was a great learning process and pleasure working with him.
    Brig D'Lima was professionally extremely sound and dedicated. He was a soldier, signaller and gentleman to the core. Known as Kevin to friends, he was very humane, took genuine interest in others, highly compassionate and helpful. He was an excellent hockey player and fond of out door life. He will be missed by one and all. We convey our deep sorrow and condolences to Mrs. D'Lima and family members. Lt Gen Harbhajan Singh

    Wednesday, September 26, 2012

    Brig DN Devine Jones

    Brig Jones was a great sportsman excelling in boxing and soccer. He had good innings in the Corps and then changed over to APTC. Brig Jones did a lot in these two sports for the Corps of Signals and the Army, as also at National Level. His contributions will be remembered for long time to come.
    We share the grief and sorrow of his family. May God rest the departed soul in peace.
    Harbhajan Singh
    Lt Gen
    Signal Officer-in-Chief and Senior Col Commandant 1988-91

    Brig KC Garga

    With profound sorrow one pays Shradhanjli to dear Brig KC Garga. A gentleman to the core, ever smiling professional Signaller. His passing away at relatively young age is a very sad happening indeed. May Almighty rest the departed soul in peace and give courage to the Family to bear this untimely loss.
    Sharing the grief.
    Harbhajan Singh
    Lt Gen
    Signal Officer-in-Chief and Senior Col Commandant 1988-91

    Brig KC Garga

    With profund sadness,we wish to inform that our beloved father Brig KC Garga departed to heavenly abode on 19 Sep'12.
    In his loving memory, on 30 Sep 2012, we will have a havan ceremony at 11 am at our residence (F-40 Kalkaji,3rd floor, New Delhi -19) and prayer meeting between 4-5 pm at mandir, E block kalkaji.
    In grief,
    Mrs Garga

    Saturday, September 22, 2012

    SL-596L Brig DN Devine Jones

    Signals Training Centre, MHOW. Boys' Company. Winners of the Six-A-Side Football 1946.
    L -R : Standing- Harrington, Devine-Jones, Gardner [capt] Hemmings.
    Sitting: Owen, Sgt Webber, Mott.

    Late Brig Devine Jones conversing with Brig Ashok Rathore, Chairman, Army Sports Control Board

    Indian boxing has lost a legend as former secretary of the Indian Amateur Boxing Federation Brig (Retd) DN Devine Jones passed away at his residence here on Saturday. Jones was 82 and is survived by wife, daughter and two grandchildren.
    Jones was part of the Army Physical Training Corps (APTC). He was elected as secretary of IABF in 1976 and was again re-elected in 1980. In 1985, he handed over the reins to late Capt Aspy Adajania.
    He was a qualified International Referee & Judge in Boxing (AIBA R&J) and officiated at many international boxing championships abroad. Jones was also elected as an executive committee member of AIBA in 1986 and was later replaced by Adajania in 1987.
    With his impeccable style, Brig Jones was an excellent sports administrator who was actively involved in the successful conduct of boxing at the Asian Games 1982 at Delhi.
    A relatively unknown fact about the stalwart is that he was an outstanding football player too who represented India at the inaugural Asian Games held in Delhi in 1951.
    Ref to earlier post in this blog: Click here

    Friday, September 21, 2012

    IC-7717K Brig Kailash Chandra Garg

    We regret to inform the sad demise of IC-7717k Brig Kailash Chandra Garg(Retd) on 19 Sep 2012.
    The details of his family are as follows:
    Next of Kin
    Mrs Mani Prabha Garg(Wife)
    Other Information about Officer
    1.Date of Birth : 11 Nov 1935
    2.Date of Commission : 11 Dec 1955
    3.Date of Retirement : 30 Nov 1989
    Lt Col HP Singh
    Dir Sigs Adm