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Achhar Singh

January 06, 2022 to January 06, 2026

Achhar Singh belonged to Pipli village of district Kangra in Himachal Pradesh. He was sepoy in the 5/17 Dogara Regiment of the Indian British Army. He joined the Azad Hind Fauj in 1942 at the Singapore as a sepoy in Bahadur Group. He gave his life fighting the British at Toungoo at Burma in 1945.