Indian Army Artillery Regiment Celebrates 193rd Gunners Day On September 28

The Artillery Regiment is an operation regiment of the Indian Army, which was previously part of the British Indian Army’s Royal Indian Artillery.

Neel Raju Nalawade

September 29, 2020

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On Monday, September 28, the Regiment of Artillery of the Indian Army celebrated its 193rd Gunners Day, marking the date in 1827 when the Five Bombay Mountain Battery was raised in the British Indian Army. The Artillery Regiment is an operation regiment of the Indian Army, which was previously part of the British Indian Army’s Royal Indian Artillery (RIA). Later, it was involved in World War I in East Africa, Galley, Mesopotamia, and Palestine.

With the motto “Sarvatra Izzat-O-Iqbal – Everywhere with Honour and Glory”, the regiment is one of the most decorated in the army. According to reports, the regiment boasts in its tally of honours one Victoria Cross, 15 Military Crosses during the pre-Independence era, one Ashok Chakra, seven Maha Vir Chakras, nine Kirti Chakras, 101 Vir Chakras, 63 Shaurya Chakras, six Bar to Sena Medal, and 485 Sena medals.

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