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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

RMS Tributes
  • Amar Jawan: Roll of Honour of the Indian Armed Forces
  • The Kargil Memorial
  • Saturday, April 24, 2010

    Maj Gen Gopal Das

    I was very saddened to learn of the passing of Major General Gopal Das on 20th April 2010, due to a heart attack.

    I served under him when he took over as GSO1 Sigs 9 at the Directorate, in 1970/71. He was my last immediate superior officer, before I took premature retirement and moved abroad in September 1971.

    My lasting impressions of him are his gentleness, kindness and clear-sightedness – an good boss to work under and an excellent colleague to have!

    I shall always remember him for being such a supportive and understanding friend to me, at a rather complex period in my life, when I had to make some very difficult personal decisions!

    Having suffered a recent bereavement myself – my son-in-law passed away suddenly at the age of 56, after collapsing from a heart attack – I can understand at least some of the grief Mrs Das and her family must be going through on this sad occasion and would like to extend to them, my most sincere condolences!
    May his soul rest in peace!
    Yours sincerely,
    Major Ossie Pereira (Retired)