Raja Aziz Bhatti

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Raja Aziz Bhatti
NH
Native name راجہ عزیز بھٹی
Born 1928
British Hong Kong
Died 10 September 1965(1965-09-10) (aged 37)
Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Allegiance  Empire of Japan
 British India
 Pakistan
Service/branch  Imperial Japanese Navy
 Indian Air Force
 Pakistan Army
Years of service 1942–1945 (Imperial Japanese Navy)
1946–1947 (Royal Indian Air Force)
1948–1965 (Pakistan Army)
Rank Lieutenant (Imperial Japanese Navy)
Corporal (Royal Indian Air Force)
Major (Pakistan Army)
Unit 17 Punjab Regiment (Pakistan Army)
Battles/wars World War II
Indo-Pakistani War of 1965
Awards Nishan-e-Haider

Major Raja Aziz Bhatti (Urdu: راجہ عزیز بھٹی‎; 1928 – 10 September 1965)[1] was a Staff officer in the Pakistan Army who received Pakistan's highest award for valor. He was born in Hong Kong to a Punjabi Rajput family in 1928.[2] He moved to Pakistan before it became independent in 1947, living in the village of Ladian, Kharian, Gujrat.[citation needed] There he enlisted with the newly formed Pakistani Army and was commissioned to the Punjab Regiment in 1950.[citation needed]

Awards and decorations[edit]

Nishan-i-Haider-PAK.jpg

Nishan Haider Ribbon.gif Nishan-e-Haider (NH)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Major Raja Aziz Bhatti". Nishan-i-Haider recipients. Pakistan Army. Retrieved 25 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "Raja Aziz Bhatti". OnePakistan. Retrieved 2014-08-23. 

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