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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.
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  • Monday, April 18, 2011

    Lt Col Kambal Srinivasa Rao

    Dear Signallers,
    I am sad to inform you about demise of Lt Col Kambal Srinivasa Rao, TOT, (Retired), on 10 Apr 2011, in a civil hospital at Vadodra.
    Lt Col Kambal Srinivasa Rao was the only TOT, who was directly recruited as an officer. He died of acute pneumonia followed by heart attack.
    For more details kindly see the email below received from Col VS Balan, Signals Veteran.
    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 at -
    In sorrow -
    Chander Kamboj.

    From: balan V.S
    Sent: 16 April 2011 14:10
    My dear Chander,
    I came to know on 13th April that Lt Col Kambal Srinivasa Rao, (the only TOT who got directly commissioned as an officer) had passed away on 10th April 2011 at a civil hospital in Vadodara. His wife Mrs Shantha Rao had passed away in May 2000.
    Their only son, Dr. Ram Mohan, a senior officer in ONGC was out of the country at that time. It was Col Rao's daughter-in-law, Mrs Nirmala Ram Mohan, who got KS admitted in the Hospital due to acute pneumonia, and after a day or so, he passed away due to heart failure. Ram Mohan was back from Europe in time to perform his Father's last rites.
    I have asked Ram Mohan at Ankaleshwar (Phone No 094266 13038) to send me full details by email, and I have just received it. I am enclosing the same as an attachment.
    There are many of us of the older lot who knew KS very well. May his soul rest in peace.
    With regards,
    VS Balan