Skinner’s Horse ( First Horse) Second World War Soldier- Pratap Singh

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as a young soldier of the Skinner's horse 1938
As a young soldier with the Skinner’s horse

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.

In egypt 1943
In Eygpt

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.

Pratap Singh age 97
Now in Bhiwani April 2014
with present lot of Regimental officer
With officers in regimental reunion 2013
four generation
With Son, Daughters, grand son and great grand sons

four generation2
with daughter and grand son and great grand daughters
Author with Pratap Singh
the author with Pratap Singh in Bhiwani 2014

Wheat fields in Bhiwani-Haryana, April 2014.

Regimental Reunion 2013
Regimental Reunion 2013

By Devendra K Budakoti, April 2014

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Social researcher, Traveller, and Writer played diverse roles in the development sector, with a strong dedication for preservation of cultural heritage. Sharing my experince and insights on this website.