F. N. Billimoria

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F. N. Billimoria
Born 1934
Hyderabad, British India
Allegiance  India
Service/branch Army
Rank Lieutenant General
Battles/wars Indo-Pakistani War of 1971
Operation Blue Star
Awards Param Vishisht Seva Medal
Relations Karan Bilimoria, Baron Bilimoria (son)

Lt. Gen. F. N. Billimoria PVSM was an Indian Army officer, who was involved in the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971.[1] He also headed the Wellington Cantonment in 1986.[2]

He attended The Doon School in India.[3] The 'Lt. Gen. F.N. Billimoria trophy', named after him, is awarded to the best officer in the graduating class of Army Medical Corps Centre & School in the Lucknow Cantonment.[4] His son Karan Billimoria was the founder of Cobra Beer.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ft-Lt Raina adjudged best - Times Of India". Articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 2004-02-24. Retrieved 2012-03-28. 
  2. ^ http://www.dssc.gov.in/history/DSSC,%20Wellington%20-%20TIMELINE.pdf
  3. ^ Indian Defence Review 1990, pg. 133 "Lieutenant, General Billimoria F.N., G.O.C-in-command....Education:The Doon School"
  4. ^ "Indian Navy | Best Officer [www.bharat-rakshak.com]". Bharat-rakshak.com. Retrieved 2012-03-28. 
  5. ^ "Karan Bilimoria". Topbusinessentrepreneurs.com. 1961-11-26. Retrieved 2012-03-28.