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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
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  • The Kargil Memorial
  • Wednesday, July 27, 2011

    IC 845 Brig GS Sidhu, AVSM

    Dear Kandah,
    May I request you to kindly convey our deepest condolences to the Family of our revered veteran Brig GS Sidhu, AVSM.
    He was one of our very able senior signal officer who served the Army and the Corps in a very distinguished manner during 1965 and 1971 Wars and during his whole service. He was BM of a brigade, later GSO1 Ops 6 Mountain Division in 1965 War and CSO 4 Corps during Bangladesh Liberation in 1971 War.
    Kindly intimate to all date of demise of Brig Sidhu.
    Harbhajan Singh
    Lt Gen

    My dear general,
    Thanks for your email. I would like to inform you that the cremation of Brig Sidhu was attended by large numbers of mercury circle officers. wreathes were laid on behalf of so-in-c, cso western command and mercury circle. In addition very large numbers of officers from punjab secretariat also attended the cremation.Bhog was held on 22nd July 2011 at sec 34 gurudwara which was again attended by large numbers of officers and other persons.
    DOB - 05 Feb 1923
    DOC - 10 Oct 1943
    DOR - 05 Feb 1975
    Nok - Mrs Preetam Sidhu (wife)

    Dear Chander,
    Permit me to add that after commanding 4 inf Div Sig Regt, many of our generation went thru his able hands when he was Cdr Tac Wing. He also raised 9 Mtn Div Sig Regt at Agra which is now 9 Inf Div Sig Regt. Rare for anyone even of that generation to have commanded two Div Sig Regts. RIP.
    Prakash Gokarn