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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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  • Sunday, August 8, 2010

    Col RBS Babulkar

    Dear Signallers,
    Reference my earlier email dated 04 Aug 10 US CT (05 Aug IST), regarding Col R Babulkar.
    I am sad to inform you about demise of IC-6588H Col R Babulkar, a very popular Veteran Signaller, on 05 Aug 10, at Mumbai.
    Next of Kin: Mrs Savitri Babulkar, wife,
    More detailed information received from his son, Shree Vikram Babulkar, is appended below.

    Please also see emails received from other Veteran Signallers appended.

    We pray to Almighty to give peace to the departed soul and strength to all near ones and dear ones to bear this irreparable loss.

    Those of you who wish to write a "Shradhanjli", may kindly send it for being posted on our weblog - The Shradhanjli be kindly emailed to - Col James Kanagaraj, The Moderator.

    In sorrow -
    Chander Kamboj.

    Information Received From Shree Vikram Babulkar, Son of Col Babulkar
    We regret to inform the sad demise of IC-6588H Col R Babulkar (Retd) on
    5th August 2010 . The details of his family are as follows:
    Details of illness/ hospital: Heart Attack Hinduja Hospital, Mahim, Mumbai
    Next of Kin: Wife: Savitri
    Name of Children Son: Vikram, Daughter: Vinita
    Date and time of Cremation: Friday, 6th August, Around 2.00 P.M. at Shivaji Park Crematorium
    Prayer Meeting: Tentative on Monday 16th August. Will Inform as and when finalised.
    Other Information about Officer
    1. Date of birth: 8th August 1928
    2. Date of Commission: August 1950
    3. Date of Seniority:
    4. Date of retirement: 31st August 1980
    5. Date of demise: 5th August 2010
    6. Last appointment held: DCSO, Eastern Command- Shillong
    7. Any other information: Mention in Despatches 1965, CAS Commendation