Pratap Singh date of birth as recorded in his Matriculation certificate shows- 15 April 1918. The certifcate is from Punjab University Lahore, now in Pakistan. now 97, joined Army in 1938. A soldier with Skinner’s horse (first Horse), part of Armoured corp. Saw action in Middle East during Second World War for five continuous years since 1939. It was pleasure to talk to him and know about some events of history. Some recent photos are of his regimental reunion and family photos with his son, daughter, grand daughters, grand son great grand sons and great grand daughters. He leads a disciplined life in Bhiwani town, Haryana. His glowing face and alert mind at this age should inspire the present generation to lead a healthy and disciplined life.
As a young soldier with the Skinner’s horse
Now in Bhiwani April 2014
Regimental Reunion 2013
With officers in regimental reunion 2013
With Son, Daughters, grand son and great grand sons
with daughter and grand son and great grand daughters
the author with Pratap Singh in Bhiwani 2014
Wheat fields in Bhiwani-Haryana, April 2014.
By Devendra K Budakoti, April 2014