Today, 100 years of the life of Col Prithipal Singh Gill, who was involved in the 1965 war between India and Pakistan, has been completed. Col Prithipal Singh Gill is the only officer of the Indian Army who has served in the Indian Army, Navy and Air Force.
Lieutenant General K.K. J. Singh shared a photo of today with the photo of his youth on Col Prithipal Singh Gill’s 100th Birthday on Twitter. He wrote in the caption of the photo, ‘Col Prithipal Singh Gill- 100 Not Out’.
This information received on Col Prithipal Singh Gill’s 100th Birthday is very interesting that he joined the Royal Indian Airforce of the British Government without the permission of his family. He did not talk to his family about this. He was posted to Karachi in the Royal Indian Air Force. Col Prithipal Singh Gill was given the responsibility of the post of pilot officer.
Col Prithipal Singh Gill was a pilot of Howard Aircraft in the Royal Indian Airforce. Lieutenant General K.K. J. Singh has shared this information about Col Prithipal Singh Gill from his Twitter handle.
After the Royal Indian Air Force, Colonel Prithipal Singh Gill (Col Prithipal Singh Gill) went to the Indian Navy. He was commissioned in the Indian Navy on INS Arrow and Sweeping Ship. In the second world war, Colonel Gill was assigned the responsibility of monitoring the cargo ships.
After the Indian Navy, Col. Prithipal Singh Gill served in the Indian Army. He worked with the Assam Rifles in Manipur and was also stationed in Gwalior.